Fact: Oklahoma has the 5th highest teen birth rate in the nation

While teen birth rates in Oklahoma have consistently and drastically declined over the last decade, Oklahoma is still far behind the rest of the nation.

Fast Facts:

Oklahoma has the 5th highest birth rate for teens, ages 15-19
Oklahoma teen birth rate decreased 56% over the last decade
Oklahoma saved $49 Million in 2015 due to the teen birth rate decline
Nearly 1 in 5 (17%) Oklahoma teen births are a subsequent birth for the teen
84% of teen births are paid for by Medicaid

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