Oklahoma's teen pregnancy rate falling but still fourth highest nationally
"The good news in Tulsa County is that we are making improvements because our programs and other teen pregnancy prevention programs are being welcomed into schools, community groups and some faith institutions,"
Oklahoma has improved its teen birth rate in the past five years but still moved up to the fourth highest in the U.S., according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Oklahoma's results may be the first showing of the long-term impacts from programs related to early education, child abuse and neglect and higher education, said Community Service Council Associate Director Jan Figart.
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