Friday, October 31, 2008

Teen pregnancies are up in Orleans County

Teen pregancies are up in Orleans County in 2006, the last year for which the data is available, for the first time since 2002.

In 2006 there were 33 pregnancies in the county among 10-17 year olds. Of the 33 pregancies 18 resulted in live births, 14 in abortions, and 1 in a miscarriage.

These are the highest rates since 2002 when there were 41 pregnancies, 32 live births, 7 abortions, and 2 miscarriages.

Click on table to enlarge for easier reading.

Here is a table showing the 18 year history of teen pregnancies in Orleans County from 1989 - 2006.

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