Are you part of the 1 in 3 American Teens Who Got Pregnant?

~LaUr3n~ ~LaUr3n~
I'm watching a documentary and they through out a few stats that seemed shocking. Are you part of them?

1 in 3 American teens gets pregnant

10,000 American teens contract an STD every day

(please only vote if you lived in America as a teen or where born in America)
Answers (private voting - your screen name will NOT appear in the results):
I got pregnant as a teen in America
25
I did not get pregnant as a teen in America
179
I got an STD as a teen
6
I did not get an STD as a teen
165
I've never been pregnant
151
I've never had an STD
181
Total votes: 707 (246 voters)
Poll is closed
01/25/2012
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Zombirella Zombirella
Quote:
Originally posted by ~LaUr3n~
I'm watching a documentary and they through out a few stats that seemed shocking. Are you part of them?

1 in 3 American teens gets pregnant

10,000 American teens contract an STD every day

(please only vote if you lived in ... More
I forgot to vote on the STD, lack of sleep. That was a no. I also have yet to have a child and my mommy desires are out of control now but it's not gonna happen still for another 2-3 years. I was sexually active in high school but I used condoms and the pill. If ANY girl lived with my mom they would go to great lengths NOT to let it happen. My mom is awesome but she put the fear in me lol! As soon as I ended up telling her I had sex she drug my butt down to Planned Parenthood the next day!
01/25/2012
Tori Rebel Tori Rebel
What age range are they considering a teen? Eighteen is legally an adult but also still a teenage age. If they're including agest 18 and 19 I could see that.
01/25/2012
Beck Beck
Quote:
Originally posted by Tori Rebel
What age range are they considering a teen? Eighteen is legally an adult but also still a teenage age. If they're including agest 18 and 19 I could see that.
I too was wondering this and it effects how I vote. I was pregnant at 18 and 19, so that does make me a teen, however I was an adult and with my husband.
01/25/2012
Chilipepper Chilipepper
I was a virgin all through my teens - I was almost nineteen when I lost my virginity.

Never got pregnant or got an STD ever.
01/25/2012
mistre$$ mistre$$
I have never been pregnant or had an STD, but I know more people than not who did become parents in their teens.
01/25/2012
unfulfilled unfulfilled
I had my kids at ages 25 and 27.
01/25/2012
Buttercup Green Buttercup Green
I have never had an STD, and I have never been pregnant. I know a lot of people who were pregnant in their teens though.
01/25/2012
Kayla Kayla
Quote:
Originally posted by Tori Rebel
What age range are they considering a teen? Eighteen is legally an adult but also still a teenage age. If they're including agest 18 and 19 I could see that.
I just did a quick Google search, and it appears the statistic includes everyone up to age 20.
01/25/2012
Jul!a Jul!a
I made it out of my teens without a pregnancy or an STD.
01/25/2012
sktb0007 sktb0007
I have never been pregnant.. Yay me!
01/25/2012
Beck Beck
Quote:
Originally posted by Kayla
I just did a quick Google search, and it appears the statistic includes everyone up to age 20.
Thanks for this, I just voted then. It made me the first one to say I was a pregnant teen. However I was 18/19 and out of school. Never had an STD.
01/25/2012
Ansley Ansley
I'll state, for the record, that I was a teenager when I got pregnant. I was a minor child and under the age of consent in my state.
01/25/2012
Nora Nora
I'd love to know where they were getting their information from...
01/25/2012
T&A1987 T&A1987
I'm a guy, but if i had gotten a girl pregnant it would have meant i had some sort of magic pregnancy powers. worst powers ever.
01/25/2012
js250 js250
I was 20 and married when I got pregnant with my daughter. No STD's ever.
01/25/2012
Taylor Taylor
I didn't lose my virginity until my early 20's so definitely no pregnancy or STI's before that.

1 in 3 seems pretty high to me. I can only think of 2 people I know who got pregnant as teens. I'm sure others did and I just didn't hear about it, but I find 1 in 3 a little bit high.
01/25/2012
BobbiJay BobbiJay
Quote:
Originally posted by ~LaUr3n~
I'm watching a documentary and they through out a few stats that seemed shocking. Are you part of them?

1 in 3 American teens gets pregnant

10,000 American teens contract an STD every day

(please only vote if you lived in ... More
I put I got pregnant as a teen, but I was 18 going on 19. Does that still count?

No STD's ever.
01/25/2012
Curiouscat Curiouscat
I live in America and I never got pregnant as a teen or now, and i've never had any STD.
I do know girls from my highschool who got preggers and STDs as teens though.
01/25/2012
aliceinthehole aliceinthehole
Quote:
Originally posted by ~LaUr3n~
I'm watching a documentary and they through out a few stats that seemed shocking. Are you part of them?

1 in 3 American teens gets pregnant

10,000 American teens contract an STD every day

(please only vote if you lived in ... More
per this poll at least, i dont think these stats are right. anywho, i remember for my highschool, in rural kentucky... there were a few girls who did get prego, but i dont know about 1 in 3. more like 1 in 25.

wonder where they got that statistic.
01/25/2012
aliceinthehole aliceinthehole
Quote:
Originally posted by BobbiJay
I put I got pregnant as a teen, but I was 18 going on 19. Does that still count?

No STD's ever.
unless you were 20 it counts.
01/25/2012
punkstar283 punkstar283
Quote:
Originally posted by ~LaUr3n~
I'm watching a documentary and they through out a few stats that seemed shocking. Are you part of them?

1 in 3 American teens gets pregnant

10,000 American teens contract an STD every day

(please only vote if you lived in ... More
I did not get pregnant as a teen in America
01/25/2012
Ms. Spice Ms. Spice
I read a statistic that is was closer to 43%, and honestly, after living in rural, poorer area, I completely believe it. A lot of individuals don't have access to good sex ed or contraceptives in this country, and obviously, without both, you're really risking it with diseases and possible children. Only about half deliver their children, though.
01/25/2012
True Pleasures True Pleasures
Never been pregnant and never will. Hubby's been fixed. I doubt my small frame would be able to birth his big-as-a-horse baby anyway.
01/25/2012
Chilipepper Chilipepper
Quote:
Originally posted by Ms. Spice
I read a statistic that is was closer to 43%, and honestly, after living in rural, poorer area, I completely believe it. A lot of individuals don't have access to good sex ed or contraceptives in this country, and obviously, without both, ... More
Or larger cities - one of my history classes in Ft. Lauderdale had at least half of the girls in various stages of pregnancy.
01/25/2012
Lucky21 Lucky21
Nope. Pregnancy free STD clear.
01/25/2012
Highmaintenancegirl916 Highmaintenancegirl916
Never got pregnant and never got an STD ever.
01/25/2012
Rossie Rossie
I was pregnant when I was eighteen, just because I don't want to have a huge generation gap with my kids. And I have never had any STD.
01/25/2012
dhig dhig
no STDs and no ladies pregnant
01/25/2012
married with children married with children
never had an STD, and only had kids when we where trying to.
01/26/2012
Total posts: 122
Unique posters: 116