Sampson County, NC

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

2017 Teen Pregnancies 

Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls: 101
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 48.7
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: 63.7
Hispanic: 57.3
White: 31.9
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: 20.3
18-19-year-olds: 99.6
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 27
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 74
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 21.8%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 44.8
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 7
Change since 2016: -7.1%

Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

Updated September 2018. See Archived Statistics.

Sexual Health

Number of Chlamydia Cases (2017, all ages): 282
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2017, all ages): 98

Number of HIV Reports (2017, all ages): 13


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


Clinton City Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Comprehensive Health Education 

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment 

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students 


Sampson 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

Academic Abundance: (919) 581-7433 (NC TPPI Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program)

Sampson Crisis Center: (910) 592-3599

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