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Alamance County, NC

Local information on the state of adolescent health and helpful resources. 

2017 Teen Pregnancies

Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls: 157
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 25.9
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: 35.9
Hispanic: 53.9
White: 14.8
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: 13.8
18-19-year-olds: 39.4
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 44
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 113
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 22.9%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 20.5
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 45
Change since 2016: +4.9%

*Rates based on small numbers (<20 pregnancies) are unstable and not provided.

Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

Updated September 2018. See Archived Statistics

Sexual Health

Number of Chlamydia Cases (2017, all ages): 905
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2017, all ages): 273

Number of HIV Reports (2017, all ages): 22

The total numbers of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea cases are useful indicators of adolescent sexual health as they are most common among young people ages 15-24.

HIV reports are notable because youth ages 13-24 account for more than 1 in 5 new HIV diagnoses in the United States. 

Data Source: "2017 North Carolina HIV/STD/Hepatitis Surveillance Report" - HIV/STD/Hepatitis Surveillance Unit, Division of Public Health, NC DHHS

 


Alamance County Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Student Wellness and Health Education 

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students

Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health

CrossRoads: Sexual Assault Response and Resource Center

Children's Home Society (NC TPPI Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program)

Family Center of Alamance (NC TPPI Adolescent Parenting Program)

Women’s Resource Center in Alamance County

 

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