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CHART: U.S. Birth Rate Drops As Economy Falters

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We took the numbers and displayed them on a national state-by-state graphic below. The figures represent the difference in each state's birth rate from 2007 to 2009. Because the data for 2010 was only provisional, it was not graphed. It, however, does continue with a similar trend. For a more detailed look at the data, go here.

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Brian Fung contributed to the graphic above.

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