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Latest items for CBMC-DATA-1

Aug. 31, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"14% of girls in the study had had one or two pregnancies between the ages of 14 and 17" (para 8).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in … Indonesia” (para 12).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in … Saudi Arabia” (para 12).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Other countries outside that region [Latin America] with high rates of non-marital childbearing are … Sweden (55 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in … India” (para 12).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in China” (para 12).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Other countries outside that region [Latin America] with high rates of non-marital childbearing are … France (56 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Other countries outside that region [Latin America] with high rates of non-marital childbearing are … the United States (40 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“The highest rates of non-marital childbearing occur in Latin America, including … Peru (69 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Other countries outside that region [Latin America] with high rates of non-marital childbearing are … South Africa (59 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Egypt
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Less than 1 percent of children are born out of wedlock in … Egypt” (para 12).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“The highest rates of non-marital childbearing occur in Latin America, including … Chile (68 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“The highest rates of non-marital childbearing occur in Latin America, including Columbia (74 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Other countries outside that region [Latin America] with high rates of non-marital childbearing are Iceland (68 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 23, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“There is a real concern that, with the recent increase in teen pregnancies (from 23% in 2010 to 27% in 2016), child marriage rates could rise too” (para 10).
July 27, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"A third of pregnancies in Sierra Leone are teenage pregnancies, according to official data" (para 7).
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1, BR-DATA-1

"The birthrate among unmarried women went down, to 42.1 per 1,000 from 43.5 in 2015, a drop of 3 percent and the eighth consecutive year of decline since the peak of 51.8 in 2007 and 2008. There were differences by race: 28.4 percent of white babies had unmarried parents, 69.7 percent of black babies and 52.5 percent of Hispanics" (p 10-11)
July 10, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1, BR-DATA-1

"The decrease in the birthrate among teenagers — 9 percent from 2015 to 2016 — continues a long-term decline: 67 percent since 1991" (p 4)
June 14, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Opponents of the bill reject that reasoning, arguing that teenagers in conservative rural Bangladesh rarely become pregnant unless they are married. A 2015 study by the Manusher Jonno Foundation, a nonprofit group based in Dhaka, the capital, found that fewer than 1.5 percent of underage marriages took place after the girl had become pregnant" (para 8).
May 25, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Conservative Turkey brings up the rear [with numbers of unmarried mothers] with a scant 3%" (p 3)
May 25, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"With 40% of its babies born out of wedlock, America sits near the middle of the global pack in this category" (p 3)
May 25, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Countries: Iceland
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"More than two-thirds of Icelandic babies - 67% - are born to parents who are not married" (p 7)
Feb. 8, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Thirty percent of adolescent girls had been or were pregnant when surveyed, a percentage that rose to 46 percent for adolescents in rural areas" (21).
Feb. 8, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Common law marriages between minors who were 16 years of age and older were customary and often prompted by pregnancies" (13).
Jan. 26, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Iraq
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-2, CBMC-PRACTICE-1, CBMC-DATA-1

"Virtually all births in Iraq occur within marriage, since extramarital childbearing is subject to strong cultural and religious sanctions" (9).
Sept. 12, 2016, 3:46 a.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“While marriage and cohabitation are generally considered to be primary indicators of regular exposure to the risk of pregnancy, many women in Swaziland bear children before entering a stable union” (xxiii).
July 26, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

Table 6 on page 16, Births to teenagers [ages 11-19] at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital 1995-2011 shows that total teen births has decreased from 584 in 1995 to 447 in 2011 at this specific hospital. Teen births as per cent total births decreased from 18.2% in 1995 to 14.8% in 2011 (16)
June 27, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"According to the Ministry of Interior, birth registration in 2010 shows that from total 766,370 pregnancies, girls under 15 years accounted for 3,406 or 0.44% of the pregnancies. While those under 20 years accounted for 105,487 or 12.01% of the pregnancies" (29).
June 20, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"The results of the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS4) show that the number of young mothers has more than doubled over the past decade. From 6.3% in the 2002 survey, the percentage of girls aged 15-19 who became mothers rose to 13.6%, or about 700,000 young women in this age group" (32).
May 28, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"As regards the cases of pregnancy in adolescence, in 2008-2011 only 4 cases of pregnancy have been recorded among minors under 14 years of age, who have been subjected to induced termination of pregnancy for medical indications, except for 1 case in 2011. Whereas among those aged 15 to 17, maximum up to 169 cases of pregnancy have been recorded, which normally resulted in childbirth, as those women had had a family and had been in early factual marital relations (Table 3)" (37).