2017 Teen Pregnancies
|Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls:||145|
|Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||15.5|
|Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
|Teen pregnancy rates by age
|Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls:||48|
|Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls:||97|
|Percent of Repeat Pregnancies:||14.5%|
|Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||12.0|
|NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties):||70|
|Change since 2016:||-10.4%|
Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics
Updated September 2018. See Archived Statistics.
Number of Chlamydia Cases (2017, all ages): 815
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2017, all ages): 203
Number of HIV Reports (2017, all ages): 15
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
Union County Public Schools Health Policies
Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students (page two of "High School Attendance" document)
Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health
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