Pregnancy, abortion rates among Bronx teens is NYC's highest
Bronx girls aged 15 to 19 logged the city’s highest rates of pregnancy and abortion, according to a new city report.
Teenagers accounted for 86.4 of every 1,000 pregnancies in the Bronx — and nearly 1,800 babies — in 2012. Teenage girls accounted for 65 in 1,000 pregnancies citywide.
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“The numbers are alarming, but we’re not surprised,” said Simone Jhingoor of the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corp., which runs teen pregnancy prevention programs out of its Morrisania headquarters. “It’s really a lack of access to information.”... read more
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