MU Extension    ●    University MU Extension       University of Missouri    ●    Columbia    ●    Kansas City       Rolla     ●    St. Louis
Error processing SSI file

 

Quick Answers...

 

How does the teen pregnancy rate in the United States compare with those in Europe?
 

In the United States the rate of teen pregnancy is about 48 teens girls for every 1000 young women. The rates for France are 17 out of 1000 teen girls, 14 out of 1000 teen girls in Germany and 7 out of 1000 teen girls in the Netherlands. In short, American teen girls are more likely to have babies than teen girls in Europe.

 

 

 

Lynn Blinn Pike, Ph.D., Former Human Development & Family Studies Specialist, College of Human Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

Can't Find Your Question Here? Try Searching Our Quick Answer Knowledge Base

Last update: Wednesday, October 26, 2005  

 

 

 


 
University of Missouri logo links to http://extension.missouri.edu

Site Administrator:
mofamweb@missouri.edu 
Copyright  ADA  Equal Opportunity


MissouriFamilies is produced by the College of Human Environmental Sciences,
Extension Division, University of Missouri-Columbia