September 2008
Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;9/3/2008, p11
The article presents several statistics related to teenage pregnancy in England in 2006 including the percentage of girls using contraception in Torbay, Kingston-upon-Thames and Southend-on-Sea.


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