Northampton County, NC

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

2016 Teen Pregnancies

Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls: 25
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 50.0
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: *
Hispanic: *
White: *
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: *
18-19-year-olds: *
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 11
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 14
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 12%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 44.0
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 4
Change since 2015: +24.7%


*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.

Sexual Health

Number of Chlamydia Cases (2016, all ages): 114
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2016, all ages): 38

Number of HIV Reports (2016, all ages): 4


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


Northampton County Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Comprehensive Health Education (page 96)

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment (page 28)

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students (page 37)

Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health


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