I love statistics, and the New York Times has an interesting post comparing U.S. and international teen sex rates. It is available here: “Let’s Talk About Sex.” Here’s a key quote:

In fact, a 2001 Unicef report said that the United States teenage birthrate was higher than any other member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The U.S. tied Hungary for the most abortions. This was in spite of the fact that girls in the U.S. were not the most sexually active. Denmark held that title. But, its teenage birthrate was one-sixth of ours, and its teenage abortion rate was half of ours.

They also provide an accompanying graph on teen birth rates.

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