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The U.S. ranks 103rd in adolescent fertility

16 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, in 2008 there were 35.0 births per 1,000 females age 15-19, which makes the United States rank one-hundred-and-third out of one hundred ninety-one countries ranked in that category. The Democratic Republic of Congo ranks first, with an adolescent fertility rate of 198.4 births per 1,000 females age 15-19.