Iredell 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: 123
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 21.6
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: 46.0
Hispanic: *
White: 16.2
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: 6.8
18-19-year-olds: 52.3
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 26
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 97
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 22%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 16.0
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 61
Change since 2016: -18.8%

Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

Updated September 2018. See Archived Statistics

Sexual Health

Number of Chlamydia Cases (2017, all ages): 767
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2017, all ages): 363

Number of HIV Reports (2017, all ages): 11


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


Iredell-Statesville Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Comprehensive Health Education 

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment 

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students (Equal Educational Opportunities)

Mooresville Graded School District Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Comprehensive Health Education - Section 3000, Policy Code 3540

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment - Section 4000, Policy Code 1710/4021/7230

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students - Section 4000, Policy Code 4023

Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health

Children's Hope Alliance


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