2017 Teen Pregnancies
|Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls:||21|
|Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||23.8|
|Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
|Teen pregnancy rates by age
|Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls:||6|
|Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls:||15|
|Percent of Repeat Pregnancies:||28.6%|
|Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||*|
|NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties):||55|
|Change since 2016:||+4.8%|
*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.
Number of Chlamydia Cases (2017, all ages): 108
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2017, all ages): 27
Number of HIV Reports (2017, all ages): 3
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
Dare County Schools Health Policies
Comprehensive Health Education - Policy Number 3540
School Policy on Bullying/Harassment - Policy Number 1760
Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students - Policy Number 4023
Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health
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