SCHOOL LEAVING DUE TO PREGNANCY IN AN URBAN ADOLESCENT POPULATION

Oscar C. Stine, Rowland V. Rider, Eileen Sweeney
1964 American Journal of Public Health and the Nations Health  
This study reveals a large number of pregnancies in school-age girls in Baltimore. An excess frequency of premature births and child mortality was found related to mothers aged 16 or younger. The factor of prenatal care was studied in this connection, and the authors also suggest further lines of investigation.
doi:10.2105/ajph.54.1.1 pmid:14114391 fatcat:3edemqra6rcvrddxqsjzivd3ey