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Every day 10,000 teens catch a sexually transmitted disease. Every day 10,000 teens catch a sexually transmitted disease. Teen pregnancies cost US taxpayers 9 billion dollars a year Teen pregnancies cost US taxpayers 9 billion dollars a year
Teen Pregnancy Rates Teen Pregnancy Rates Teen Birth Rates Teen Birth Rates
Teen Gonorrhea Rate Teen Gonorrhea Rate US vs Netherlands 1 in 3 teen girls become pregnant in their teens. 1 in 3 teen girls become pregnant in their teens.
Every day 2,400 teens become pregnant. Every day 2,400 teens become pregnant.



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Slide 1 (Every Day in America 10,000 teens catch an STD): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2009. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010.

Slide 2 (Teen Pregnancies Cost US Taxpayers $9 billion per year): Hoffman SC. By the Numbers, The Public Costs of Teen Childbearing. Washington DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unintended Pregnancy, 2006.

Slide 3 (Teen Pregnancy Rates in Europe and the US):

Henshaw, S. Personal Communication. Guttmacher Institute, October 31, 2007.

Kost, K., S. Henshaw, and L. Carlin. 2010. U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions: National and State Trends and Trends by Race and Ethnicity. Washington, D.C.: Guttmacher Institute.

Slide 4 (Teen Birth Rates in Europe and the US)

Henshaw, S. Personal Communication. Guttmacher Institute, October 31, 2007.

Kost, K., S. Henshaw, and L. Carlin. 2010. U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions: National and State Trends and Trends by Race and Ethnicity. Washington, D.C.: Guttmacher Institute.

Slide 5 (Gonorrhea Rate in the US and the Netherlands)

CDC. STD Surveillance, 2006 Atlanta, GA: Author, 2007; http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats06/toc2006.htm; accessed 4/27//2009. van Veen MG et all. Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Netherlands in 2006.

Epidemiology and Surveillance, Centre for Infectious Disease Control. National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, 2007: The Netherlands. Rates calculated using Netherlands population data: CIA World Factbook, accessed from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/print/nl.html on 6/30/2008.

Slide 6 (One In Three American Girls Become Pregnant In Their Teens): National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. Fact Sheet: How Is the 3 in 10 Statistic Calculated? Washington, DC: 2006

Slide 7 (Every Day 2400 Teens Become Pregnant): Kost, K., S. Henshaw, and L. Carlin. 2010. U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions: National and State Trends and Trends by Race and Ethnicity. Washington, D.C.: Guttmacher Institute.