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The U.S. Teen Birth Rate Has Reached A Historic Low (Infographic)

February 26, 2016 by Justin Lehmiller

The teenage birth rate in the United States has hit a record low, according to a new report from the CDC. Check out the infographic below for a look at some of the major highlights and statistics from the CDC’s analysis. As you’ll see, the changes that have occurred over the last two decades are truly staggering.

What accounts for this dramatic change? For the answer to that question, stay tuned for my next post. Hint: it doesn’t have anything to do with abstinence-only sex education…

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller
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Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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