Posted: May 23, 2013 11:58 AM by NBC News
The teen birth rate continues its decline, particularly among Hispanic teenagers.
The National Center for Health Statistics finds teen birth rates fell 25% between 2007 and 2011, hitting a record low.
Declines were steepest for Hispanic teenagers, averaging a 34% decrease.
States with the most significant declines were Arizona and Utah.
This downward trend in teen births began in 1991 and was briefly interrupted in 2006-2007.
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