2015 Teen Pregnancies
|Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls:||92|
|Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||46.3|
|Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
|Teen pregnancy rates by age
|Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls:||36|
|Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls:||56|
|Percent of Repeat Pregnancies:||25%|
|Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||44.3|
|NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties):||11|
|Change since 2010**:||-9%|
*Rates based on small numbers (<20 pregnancies) are unstable and not provided.
** Due to data limitations, we are presenting the change over five years rather than the change since the previous year. Read more.
Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics
Updated February 2017. See Archived Statistics.
Number of Chlamydia Cases (2013, all ages): 105
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2013, all ages): 11
Number of HIV Reports (2013, all ages): 4
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
Wilkes County Schools Health Policies
Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health
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