This milestone comes after eight consecutive years of decline. Inthe most recent year for which data is available, there were 32 births per 1, females aged years old, more than a 62 percent drop from the While Chicago has seen declines in teen births across all racial and ethnic groups sinceAfrican American teens have seen the most compelling decline during that time, from more than 72 births per 1, females to just 41, which represents a 44 percent drop overall.
Despite fears of sexually transmitted disease and expensive programs to teach teenagers about contraception, the number of births to teens across Illinois increased for the third consecutive year instate officials said Wednesday. Births to Illinois teens jumped 7. The sharp increase disappointed public health officials and groups that work to prevent teen pregnancy, dashing hopes that concerns about AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, as well as the growing availability of birth control, had reduced the teenage birth rate.
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Teen pregnancy and childbearing are at historic lows and there has been impressive progress on both fronts in all 50 states. Even so, in there were 7, births to teens. As of there were 18, pregnancies among teens age 15 to 19 in Illinois.
Cook County Population Charts According to the most recent demographics data available from the Census Bureau released in December ofFigure 1 Cook County illustrates it has 5, population which is the largest of all countiesin the area. Figure 3 compares the population change from to and we can see Cook County shows very little difference. The population percent change for all areas for to is shown in Figure 4 and for Cook County shows it has 0.
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Teen birth rates in Chicago have reached a new low, according to city officials. Inthere were Locally, the teen birth rate is still higher than the national average of