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Our Unhappy Distinction

JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi has the nation's highest teen pregnancy rate and a new study shows the economic impact is equally steep.

Over 46 percent of all Mississippi children born in 2001 were born to unmarried women. One-third of those mothers were teenagers.

"The current annual cost to Mississippi for teen births is over $540 million," said Pete Walley, director of Mississippi's Bureau for Long Range Economic Planning.

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