birth rates by age of mother united states, each state and territory, 2018 births final data for 2018, table 8 pdf icon pdf 985 kb births in the united states, 2018 declines in births to females aged 1014 in the united states, 20002016 u. Social determinants and eliminating disparities in teen pregnancy plus icon. Reduced disparities in birth rates among teens aged 1519 years in the united states engaging young men plus icon. Grantees rigorously evaluating innovations focused on young males evaluating innovative approaches projects and. less favorable socioeconomic conditions, such as low education and low income levels of a teens family, may contribute to high teen birth rates. 7 teens in child welfare systems are at higher risk of teen pregnancy and birth than other groups. For example, young women living in foster care are more than twice as likely to become pregnant than those not in foster care. the teen birth rate in the united states is at a record low, dropping below 18 births per 1,000 girls and women ages 15 to 19 for the first time since the government began regularly collecting data on this group, according to a pew research center analysis of newly released data from the national center for health statistics. In 2018, the birth rate among 15- to 19-year-old girls and women. the national decline in the teen pregnancy rate by raceethnicity is measured since 1991. National teen pregnancy prevention month (ntppm) highlights the historic declines in the rates of teen births in the united states. Significant declines have occurred in all 50 states and among all racialethnic groups, yet disparities continue. the national decline in the teen pregnancy rate by raceethnicity is measured since 1991. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the cdc website. The centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by cdc or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website. Now lets take a look at the teenage pregnancy rate over time. You might think that teenage pregnancies are a more recent phenomenon but this chart shows that they are not in fact rates for both under 16s and under 18s have been falling since 2007.