Most girls have intercourse before marriage and 96 percent of girls are sexually active before they seek contraceptive information. One girl in 10 is a mother before her 18th birthday, and the death rate of babies born to mothers under 15 years of age is more than twice the rate for babies born to mothers ages 20-24.
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Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 18
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