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Teen births to women who were already mothers in the United States

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Births that were second or higher order births to mothers who were under the age of 20 at the time of the birth.

Data Source: Analysis of 1990-2018 Natality MicroData files from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics.

Footnotes: Updated April 2020.
Birth certificates that did not contain information on birth order were not included in this calculation.
Data are provided for the 50 most populous cities according to the most recent Census counts.  Cities for which data is collected may change over time.