2016 Teen Pregnancies
|Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls:||59|
|Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||23.4|
|Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
Teen pregnancy rates by age
|Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls:||15|
|Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls:||44|
|Percent of Repeat Pregnancies:||18.6%|
|Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||18.2|
|NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties):||59|
|Change since 2015:||-30.4%|
*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): 342
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2016, all ages): 94
Number of HIV Reports (2016, all ages): 6
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
Moore County Schools Health Policies
Comprehensive Health Education - Section 5000, Policy Code 5050/6750
School Policy on Bullying/Harassment - Section 6000, Policy Code 6640/3037/4037/8837
Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students - Section 6000, Policy Code 6901
Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health
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