The number of teen births in Ohio is still declining.
The rate of women 19 and younger who gave birth in Ohio fell for the fourth consecutive year in 2011. That's according to an analysis by The Dayton Daily News of preliminary state data.
Ohio Department of Health statistics show that the 12,189 teen births last year were down 11 percent from 2010. And it was the fewest recorded since the state began keeping track in 1990.
WYSO 150 East South College St. Yellow Springs, OH 45387 Office: (937) 767-6420 Studio/Requests: (937)769-1998 Listener Comments: (937)769-1374
©2013 WYSO |