2016 Teen Pregnancies
|Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls:||117|
|Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||36.1|
|Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
|Teen pregnancy rates by age
|Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls:||23|
|Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls:||94|
|Percent of Repeat Pregnancies:||20.5%|
|Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||32.4|
|NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties):||25|
|Change since 2015:||-11.1%|
*Rates based on small numbers (<20 pregnancies) are unstable and not provided.
Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics
Updated November 2017. See Archived Statistics.
Number of Chlamydia Cases (2016, all ages): 508
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2016, all ages): 254
Number of HIV Reports (2016, all ages): 10
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: NC DHHS, HIV/STD Surveillance Unit, Communicable Disease Branch
Cleveland County Schools Health Policies
Comprehensive Health Education - Policy Number 3370
School Policy on Bullying/Harassment - Policy Number 4415
Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students - Policy Number 4360
Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health
Cleveland County Public Health Center (NC TPPI Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program)
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