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Births Fall To Lowest Level In 32 Years

In 2018, births in the U.S. fell 2% from 2017 to 3,788,235, according to provisional data from the National Center for Health Statistics. The birth rate declined for women aged 15–34, rose for 35-plus. “This aggregate hides stark disparities at the state level,” per Bloomberg. “In 2018, out of 6,557 babies born in Wyoming, only 57 were African-American.”

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