CONTRACEPTION is KEY

Understanding the Decline in Adolescent Fertility in the United States

ABSTRACT Purpose: The decline in U.S. adolescent fertility has accelerated since 2007. Modeling fertility change using behavioral data can inform adolescent pregnancy prevention efforts. Methods: We used data on sexual activity and contraceptive use from National Surveys of Family Growth for young women 15e19 years of age, and contraceptive failure rates, to estimate a Pregnancy […]

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