Sampson 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: 95
Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 45.7
Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
African American: 47.8
Hispanic: 60.9
White: 35.2
Teen pregnancy rates by age
15-17-year-olds: 21.3
18-19-year-olds: 87.1
Number of pregnancies among 15-17-year-old girls: 28
Number of pregnancies among 18-19-year-old girls: 67
Percent of Repeat Pregnancies: 23.2%
Teen birth rate per 1,000 15-19-year-old girls: 37.0
NC County Ranking (out of 100 counties): 5
Change since 2017: -6%

Source: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics

Updated October 2019. See Archived Statistics.

Sexual Health

Number of Chlamydia Cases (2018, all ages): 323
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2018, all ages): 107

Number of HIV Reports (2018, 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 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)

Clinton City Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

Comprehensive Health Education 

School Policy on Bullying/Harassment 

Education for Pregnant/Parenting Students 


Sampson County Schools Health Policies

Board Policy Manual - Home

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

Academic Abundance: (919) 581-7433 

Sampson Crisis Center: (910) 592-3599

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