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6:00 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Wyoming's teen birthrate drops significantly

New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show that birth rates for U.S. teenagers have dropped significantly.

According to Brady Hamilton, a co-author of the CDC report, teen birth rates have dropped to historic lows.

“There was a 9-percent decline in the teen birth rate between 2009 and 2010, which is unbelievable,” says Hamilton. “And across states, declines were seen in all but three states, and Wyoming declined 22-percent in its rate between 2007 and 2010.”

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