teenage pregnancy

Pregnancy by a female, age 13 to 19, which is understood to occur in a girl who hasn’t completed her core education—secondary school—has few or no marketable skills, is financially dependent upon her parents and/or continues to live at home and is mentally immature

teenage pregnancy

Adolescent pregnancy, teen pregnancy Social medicine Pregnancy by a ♀, age 13 to 19; TP is usually understood to occur in a ♀ who has not completed her core education–secondary school, has few or no marketable skills, is financially dependent upon her parents and/or continues to live at home and is often mentally immature. See Adolescence.

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A spokesman for University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) Stoke-North Blackpool Wrexham Barnsley Barking Coventry Rhondda' Cynon' NHS Trust said: "While the rates of teenage pregnancy in Coventry have reduced considerably over the last 15 years, there is a higher than average number of teenage births in the city.
The UK's once worryingly high teenage pregnancy rates have been falling rapidly, according to figures reported in the British Medical Journal.
TEENAGE pregnancy rates in Northumberland have been slashed by a third, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics.
In 2009, teenage pregnancy produced 1,259 total births based on the record of the local civil registry here.
com)-- The Tackling Teenage Pregnancy Conference outlines how to increase efforts to minimise teenage pregnancies in your locality and ways of effectively working with partner agencies to target the most vulnerable young people.
It has been high on the Welsh Government's agenda, along with a greater awareness of teenage pregnancy among teenagers and everyone else.
Scotland has a higher rate of teenage pregnancy than most other western European countries so the Government set a target to reduce it to 6.
RATES of teenage pregnancy in the North East have been slashed, new figures have shown.
Cardiff GP Dr Zoe Morris-Williams said: "This is very positive news, given Wales has among the highest teenage pregnancy rates in Europe.
In 2001 the UK had the highest prevalence of teenage pregnancy in Europe and was second to only the US out of 28 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries (UNICEF, 2001).
It is in light of this that she came up with the idea of a teenage pregnancy awareness campaign so that other learners can be educated as well as to involve parents in the fight against teenage pregnancies.
Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, Kirsty Williams, said the figures show a continuing link between deprivation and teenage pregnancy rates.