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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - How can teen pregnancy rates decline even further?

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Friday, April 4, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

What

Teen births in the United States have declined over the past 20 years to the lowest level ever recorded, but still over 86,000 younger teens aged 15 to 17 gave birth in 2012. About 1 in 4 teen pregnancies are to younger teens aged 15 to 17.

Who

Ileana Arias, Ph.D., CDC Principal Deputy Director

When

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Noon ET (Content is embargoed until Tuesday, April 8th at 1pm ET)

DIAL-IN:

Media: 888-795-0855 
Non-Media: 800-369-1605
INTERNATIONAL: 1-630-395-0331
PASSCODE: CDC Media
* Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference.

Important Instructions 
If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

TRANSCRIPT
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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