Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Teen Birth Rates are Rising in Champaign County Despite a National Decrease

Monday - Apr 21, 2014

Champaign, IL - In preparation for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month in May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report on April 8, 2014 showing a decline in births to younger U.S. teens. Although younger teen births have declined nationally, the Champaign County teenage birth rate is rising slightly.

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