Teen birth rates fall, births to those over age 40 hit 100,000 annually

January 2005
Contemporary Sexuality;Jan2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p8
The article presents information about a govemment report entitled "Births: Preliminary Data for 2003" that reveals a three percent drop in births to American teenagers. Meanwhile, out of wedlock births jumped from 1.3 million in 2002 to 1.4 million last year. And for the first time ever, births to women over age 40 reached 100,000 in a single year.


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