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Yadkin 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: 41
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 36.5
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: *
Hispanic: *
White: 36.6
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: *
18-19-year-olds: 74.7
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 13
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 28
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 12.2%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 32.1
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 24
Change since 2015: +14.1%

*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): 76  
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2016, all ages): 17

Number of HIV Reports (2016, all ages): 2

 

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


 

 

Yadkin County Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual

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

 

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