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Sansing, Dina
February 1999
Seventeen;Feb99, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p81
Reports on teenage pregnancies in the United States (US). Statistics on teenage pregnancies; Role of sex education in reducing the pregnancy rate; Effectiveness of birth control.


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