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Guilford County, NC

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

2015 Teen Pregnancies 

Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls: 477
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 24.7
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: 33.1
Hispanic: 42.5
White: 12.9
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: 12.0
18-19-year-olds: 38.7
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 121
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 356
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 25.4%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 17.3
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 61
Change since 2010**: -40.8%

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

** Due to data limitations, we are presenting the change over five years rather than the change since the previous year. Read more.

Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

Updated February 2017. See Archived Statistics

Sexual Health

Number of Chlamydia Cases (2015, all ages): 4,138
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2015, all ages): 1,655

Number of HIV Reports (2015, all ages): 121

 

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

 

Guilford County Schools Health Policies

Board Policies - Home

Reproductive Health & Safety Education

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students - no online policy

Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greensboro

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

Partners for Healthy Youth

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic

Smart Girls

Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro

Youth Focus, Inc. (includes My Sister Susan's House)

YWCA Greensboro (NC TPPI Adolescent Parenting Program)

YWCA High Point (NC TPPI Adolescent Parenting Program)

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