Alamance County, NC

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

2018 Teen Pregnancies

Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls: 141
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 21.1
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: 35.0
Hispanic: 38.6
White: 12.8
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: 11.3
18-19-year-olds: 30.2
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 36
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 105
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 22%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 17.5
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 59
Change since 2017: -19%

*Rates based on small numbers (<20 pregnancies) are unstable and not provided.

Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

Updated October 2019. See Archived Statistics

Sexual Health

Number of Chlamydia Cases (2018, all ages): 936
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2018, all ages): 262

Number of HIV Reports (2018, all ages): 20

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 Sources: 2018 North Carolina STD Surveillance Report and 2018 North Carolina HIV Surveillance Report - HIV/STD/Hepatitis Surveillance Unit, North Carolina DHHS, Division of Public Health, Communicable Disease Branch (2019)

Alamance County Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Student Wellness and Health Education 

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students

Organizations that Support Adolescent Sexual Health

CrossRoads: Sexual Assault Response and Resource Center

Children's Home Society (NC TPPI Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program)

Family Center of Alamance (NC TPPI Adolescent Parenting Program)

Women’s Resource Center in Alamance County


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