Massachusetts Teen Birth Rates Reached Historic Low

December 13, 2014 7:20 AM

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A recent report claims that the Massachusetts teen birth rates reached historic low. The report released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday shows that the Massachusetts teen birth rates reached historic low, at 12 births for 1,000 women aged 15 to 19.

According to the Massachusetts Birth Report in 2013, the historically low birth rates cross communities small and large along all ethnic and racial groups. The report published in 2013 shows a rate that declined 14 percent from 2012, when there were 14 births for 1,000 women 15 to 19 years in age.

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