We cannot talk about teen pregnancy in Mississippi without talking about race

Mississippi’s African American population is disproportionately impacted:

Overall teen population in Mississippi

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Breakout of white vs. non-white teen births

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  • MS population breakdown (first number MS; second number US)

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