Teenage Pregnancy

By: National center for health statistics.

Studying data from the National Educational Longitudinal Survey, these researchers find that the probability of a teenage girl giving birth if she resides with two biological or adoptive parents is 46% lower than for girls living in other family structures.

Teenagers in the United States: Sexual activity, contraceptive use, and childbearing, 2002. US Department of Health and Human Services 23 (24): 1-48.