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Latest items for CBMC-DATA-1

June 21, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"It also welcomes the adoption of the Prevention and Solution of the Adolescent Pregnancy Problem Act, which aims at reducing the high rates of teenage pregnancy and of girls who drop out of school as a consequence" (10).
April 17, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"In Tanzania, 27% of women age 15-19 have begun childbearing: 21% have given birth, and an additional 6% are pregnant with their first child (Table 5.11). Trends: Teenage childbearing has been relatively steady over the last decade. The percentage of teenagers who had a child or who were pregnant was 26% in 2004-05, after which it decreased to 23% in 2010, then increased to 27% in 2015-16. Teenagers in rural areas are considerably more likely to have begun childbearing than their urban peers: 32% of rural teenagers have had a live birth or are pregnant, compared with 19% of urban teenagers. Teenage childbearing is much higher in Tanzania Mainland than...more
March 30, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"That there are high rates of teenage pregnancy" (12).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"For 2013 the statistic on pregnant adolescents remains at 31.63 per cent in relation to total pregnancies among women age 20 and over" (31).
March 13, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"Few teenagers today have children. Most teens who do become pregnant choose to have an abortion. In 2013, 19 women aged 15 or younger and 162 women aged 16-17 gave birth to a child. These accounted for 0.3 per cent of all births" (33).
March 7, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"The teenage pregnancy rate (i.e. Number of teenage pregnancies as a % of the total pregnancies) has shown a decreasing trend over the last five years, 7.7 per cent in 2007 to 5.3 per cent in 2013" (22).
Feb. 7, 2018, noon
Countries: Chile
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"However, the Committee is deeply concerned about the increasing number of teenage pregnancies causing high rates of school dropout" (7).
Jan. 30, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"...rates of sexually transmitted diseases and teenage pregnancy among the indigenous population were higher than among the general population" (15).
Jan. 25, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

"According to a World Health Organization report, the country has the second highest number of teenage births among Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries" (40).
Nov. 10, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1, AFE-PRACTICE-1

"Between 2013 and 2015, one out of every three pregnancies was to an adolescent mother, according information from the Ministry of Health" (p 4)
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)