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Data Sources on Parents

Teen Parents

Demographic Information
The Child Trends Databank publishes a report on Teen Births that includes data, trends, and analysis, in addition to links to additional local and national sources of data on teen births.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide statistics on teen pregnancy and births through its National Center on Health Statistics.

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy's goal is to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy by one-third between 1996 and 2005. It provides an array of information on teen pregnancy and teen births including national and state statistics, report summaries, polling data, fact sheets, and resources on what works. As part of its effort, the National Teen Pregnancy and Birth Data tracks national and state level statistics.

The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit organization focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis. and public education. AGI publishes Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, International Family Planning Perspectives, The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy, and special reports on topics pertaining to sexual and reproductive health and rights, including statistics on teenage pregnancy. These reports include analysis on overall trends; trends by race and ethnicity, state-by-state information, and comparison with women age 20-24.

CWLA Services and Supports
CWLA provides direct support to agencies that serve children and families and improves the quality of the services they provide to more than 9 million children every year. CWLA produces programs, publications, research, conferences, professional development, and consultation. Information on pregnant and parenting adolescents is available at CWLA has also developed Standards of Excellence for Services for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, Pregnant Adolescents, and Young Parents. The Florence Crittenton Agencies page displays additional facts, figures, and publications relating to teen parents.

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