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|rate per 100,000||aged 15-19||all ages||aged 15-20||all ages||aged 15-21||all ages|
|United States 1996||6.4||4.3||572||125||1132||193|
|*England and Wales 1996|
For both sexes. Table 3-2, PDF p. 29
|Risk behaviors scores||Pregnancy levels and resolution||Sexual activity||Contracep- tive use||STD risk||Overall mean risk score|
Table 8-1, PDF p. 84. STD: Sexually Transmitted Disease.
Pregnancy levels and resolution : Intended childbearing, unintended pregnancies, birth to abortion ratio
Sexual activity : early sexual debut, current sexual activity, sporadic sexual activity
Contraceptive use: no use at first sex. No current use, use of non-hormonal methods
STD risk: multiple partners, no current condom use
|Support for sexual health scores||Material||Transition||Attitudes||Services||Overall mean score|
|Material:||Commitment to individual wellbeing , economic equality|
|Transition:||Support for transition to adulthood and parenting: support for working mothers, job training and employment assistance for youth|
|Attitudes:||Nonjudgmental, positive approach to sexuality: openness regarding sexuality, comprehensive sexuality education, abstinence/delay encouraged but not stressed, media used to promote responsible sexual behavior|
|Services:||Accessibility of reproductive health services: universal health coverage, health services, serve all economic groups, confidentiality assured for teens, teen-focused health services, teen access to contraceptive services, free or low-cost contraceptive supplies, teen access to STD services.|
Table 8-2, PDF p. 87
More source info and details on Teen Pregnancy tab
These scores are based on a qualitative judgment about a number of policies.