Analysis on Us Pregnancy Rates

U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions:
                National and State Trends and Trends by Race  
            and Ethnicity

The Guttmacher Institute collected data for this topic using quantitative research by means of using and analyzing data other institutions had previously created. After combining years of secondary data they created their own statistics to demonstrate a correlation between rates and instances of teenage pregnancy in relation to race and geographical location.
The negative effect of the social forces that impact and even “nurture” teenage pregnancy are usually already predetermined as a by-product of socioeconomic status and geographic location that one is born into. This is to say that it is more often than not disadvantageous to be born into a low income, minority family as the amount of opportunities afforded an individual in this circumstance are few and far between as well as less than exceptional. The environment that they are exposed to not only stems from but leads to problems in family structure and lack or indifference of sex education. It is a self perpetuating condition that can level even the strongest of contradictory cultural values. Geographic location is also a highly influential and driving social force when it comes to the issue of teen pregnancy as well as the willful and deliberate termination of these pregnancies. This has to do with the fact that - as stated earlier - minorities naturally in locals where there is a higher population density of these minority teens in relation to their non-minority counterparts there will also be an increase in instances of teenage pregnancy. Once again, it is also important to recognize that attitudes towards both teenage pregnancy as well as abortion differ greatly depending on geography.
There is also a major correlation between teen pregnancy and proper contraceptive practices. Teens raised in lower income families generally have less access to a quality...