2020 Teen Pregnancies
|Number of pregnancies among 15-19-year-old girls:||7,749|
|Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||22.9|
|Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
|Teen pregnancy rates by age
|Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls:||1,841|
|Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls:||4,480|
|Percent of Repeat Pregnancies:||23.7|
|Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls:||17.3|
|Latest National Ranking (out of 50 states):||22|
|Change since 2017:||tba|
Sources: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics. National ranking calculated by the Guttmacher Institute.
Updated January 2022. See Archived Statistics.
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Number of Chlamydia Cases (2020, 10-19-year-olds): 17,706*
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2020, 10-19-year-olds): 4,797*
HIV Cases (2020, 15-19-year-olds): 69*
*2020 data should be treated with caution due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on accessing HIV/STD testing, treatment, and surveillance activities in North Carolina.
Data Sources: 2020 North Carolina STD Surveillance Report and 2020 North Carolina HIV Surveillance Report - HIV/STD/Hepatitis Surveillance Unit, North Carolina DHHS, Division of Public Health, Communicable Disease Branch (2019)
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