Teen Pregnancy

Facts

Causes of Teen Pregnancy

Causes of teen pregnancyt include, peer pressure, absent parents, lack of knowledge, sexual abuse/rape, glamorization of teen pregnancy and teenage drinking

Teen Pregnancy Effects on the Economy

The US spends about $1.9 billion a year on health care, $2.3 billion on welfare for teen mothers, $2.1 billion on incarrceration and $2.9 billion on lower tax revenue.