CDC: US Teen Birth Rate Hit Historic Low In 2013

August 20, 2014 11:16 PM

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ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – The teen birth rate in the United States hit a historic low last year, reports Live Science.

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that in 2013 the birth rate among 15- to 19-year-olds was 26.6 births per 1,000 teenagers. That is below the previous low, set in 2012, of 29.4 births per 1,000 teens.

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