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Randolph 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: 157
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 34.3
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: *
Hispanic: 56.2
White: 28.8
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: 15.0
18-19-year-olds: 73.7
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 46
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 111
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 22.9%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 29.7
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 27
Change since 2015: -6.5%

*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): 420
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2016, all ages): 185

Number of HIV Reports (2016, all ages): 10


The total numbers of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea cases are useful indicators of adolescent sexual health as they are most common in adolescents.

HIV reports are notable because youth ages 13-24 account for more than 25% of new infections in the United States. 

Source: NC DHHS Communicable Diseases Branch

Asheboro City Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Comprehensive Health Education

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students

 

Randolph County Schools 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

Latino Coalition of Randolph County

Randolph County Family Crisis Center

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