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CDC: Birthrates decline overall
USA Today

Birthrates fell in 2009 for teens and for women in their 20s and 30s — in some cases to record-breaking low levels, according to new government data released Tuesday. The report also reflects a continued decline in the number of births overall. For women ages 20-24, the birthrate declined by 7% to 96.3 births per 1,000, which represents the largest drop for this age group since 1973; the number of total births decreased 4%. For women ages 25-29, the birthrate was down 4% to 110.5 births per 1,000 and the total number of births decreased by 2%.

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