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Pitt 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: 169
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 21.4
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: 39.4
Hispanic: *
White: 10.0
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: 14.3
18-19-year-olds: 26.3
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 46
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 123
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 21.9%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 15.6
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 62
Change since 2015: -8.5%

*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): 1,904
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2016, all ages): 664

Number of HIV Reports (2016, all ages): 32

 

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

 

 

Pitt County Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Comprehensive Health Education

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students

Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain

Center for Family Violence Prevention

REAL Crisis Intervention

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