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Research Article

A New Look at Teenage Pregnancy in Brazil

Table 3

Distribution of youth from 18 to 24 years old (excluding virgins), according to the type of reproductive event in the sexual trajectory (pregnancy or child birth), by sex and city.

Type of reproductive eventPorto AlegreRio de JaneiroSalvadorTotal 𝑃 value
𝑛 % 𝑛 % 𝑛 % 𝑛 %

Women6316517182000
Pregnancy34,941,253,343,80,0040
Child birth28,831,943,434,80,0079

Men6956756692039
Pregnancy26,331,135,531,70,2401
Child birth16,816,716,016,50,9670

Source: GRAVAD, 2002.
Population: youth from 18 to 24 years old, Porto Alegre (RS), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Salvador (BA).

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