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WV APPI - Facts
 

  • 48% of high school students report they are not having sexual intercourse.

  • 3 of 10 girls in the U.S. get pregnant at least once by age 20.

  • 8 out of 10 fathers of babies born to teens do not marry their babies' mother.

  • In the 1st year, the average of of raising a baby is $9,840.  More than 1,230 movie tickets, 656 new CDs or 9,840 songs or itunes,  or 151 pairs of sneakers.

  • In an average week 55 babies are born to teen moms 15-19.

  • 2,576 babies born in 2003 in West Virginia.

  • Children born to teens moms are 50% more likely to repeat a grade in school.

  • Less than 4 in 10 teen moms complete high school

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