GRAPH: Missouri's teen birth rate continues to decrease

April 10, 2013 | 6:56 p.m. CDT
For the seventh year in a row, Missouri’s teen birth rate of females ages 15 to 19 has decreased. Boone County was one of the nine counties in the state to have a birth rate under 20.0 at 16.1. The graph below shows
the teen birth rate per 1,000 teen girls ages 15 to 19 since 2001.