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
|Teen pregnancy rates by age
|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.
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
Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students - no online policy
Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health
Children's Home Society of North Carolina (NC TPPI Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program)
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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