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New goal: Reduce the teen birth rate by another 25% in Oklahoma County

New goal: Reduce the teen birth rate by another 25% in Oklahoma County

Health advocates working to decrease the teen birth rate in Oklahoma County have a new goal — lower the rate by an additional 25% by 2025.

In 2015, advocates planned to reduce the rate by one-third by 2020. Those targeted efforts proved extremely successful, lowering the teen birth rate instead by 42% in 2019.

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