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A bit of good news: after years of teen pregnancy being a persistent problem amongst Latinos, the rate has now gone significantly down!

According to Fox News Latino, the nation’s record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report. In 22 states, teen Hispanic birth rates plunged at least 40 percent, which was described as “just amazing,” by the report’s lead author, Brady Hamilton of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Teen Pregnancy Rate Decreases Amongst Latinos  was originally published on zonadesabor.com