Category - teen
Therefore it can be assumed that teen pregnancy leads to decreased economic success due to lack of higher education. It is also alleged that the relationship between teenage pregnancy and education goes in both directions. Teenagers who become pregnant are more likely to drop out of school and teenagers who drop out of school are more likely to become pregnant. First, pregnancy amongst adolescents is still a relatively rare event. As a result, rcts of pregnancy rates may suffer from being underpowered. Put another way, even if sex education has an effect on pregnancy rates (in either direction), studies may find it difficult to pick up the effect as being statistically significant. Level relationship between school density and rate of teen pregnancy. 2 there is a clear negative relationship suggesting that a one-unit increase in schools per 1,000 teens is associated with a decrease of about 21 births per 1,000 teens. 3 the negative relationship persists when plotting the data at the level of the municipalities (figure 2b). Teenage pregnancy is also widely known as adolescent pregnancy. Department of health & human services in 2014, about 77 percent of the pregnancies were unplanned. Teenage pregnancy can risk the health of teen mom and even of the child with an adverse effects on health. another study reported that teen mothers face significant levels of stress that can then lead to increased mental health concerns. In addition to higher rates of postpartum depression, teenage. pregnant teens also have a higher chance of becoming anemic. Anemia is a reduction in the number of red blood cells (rbcs).