Fertility Patterns in the U.S.
Stephanie Ventura and Mark Mather talked about a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics… read more
Stephanie Ventura and Mark Mather talked about a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics report on changes and trends in childbearing and fertility patterns in the U.S. They discussed the declining birth rate overall, a record-low teen birth rate, and delayed childbearing, and the policy implications of these trends on the workplace, immigration, entitlement revenues, and health care. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Mather, Mark Associate Vice President Population Reference Bureau->Domestic Programs
- Slen, Peter Host C-SPAN
- Ventura, Stephanie Senior Demographer Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->National Center for Health Statistics Reproductive Statistics
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