A new report card on reproductive health gives Utah poor marks for its pregnancy prevention efforts, affordability and access to family planning services and abortion but full points for effectiveness.
The Population Institute, an international nonprofit that promotes family planning, gave Utah an overall grade of D and the nation a C-. California, Oregon and Washington received the only A grades. Points were broken down into these categories:
Effectiveness: Utah's teen pregnancies, and unintended pregnancies for all women, are already below the rates set as federal goals, the institute said.