2016 Teen Pregnancies
|Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls:||120|
|Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||16.6|
|Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
|Teen pregnancy rates by age
|Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls:||31|
|Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls:||89|
|Percent of Repeat Pregnancies:||18.3%|
|Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||12.0|
|NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties):||67|
|Change since 2015:||-17.4%|
*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): 1,170
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2016, all ages): 476
Number of HIV Reports (2016, all ages): 26
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
New Hanover County Schools Health Policies
Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic - Wilmington Health Center (NC TPPI Adolescent Parenting Program)
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(NC TPPI Adolescent Parenting Program)