2011 Teen Pregnancies
|Number of pregnancies among 15-19 year old girls:||13.909|
|Teen pregnancy rate per 1,000 15-19 year old girls:||43.8|
|Teen pregnancy rates by race/ethnicity
|Percent of Repeat Pregnancies:||26.0%|
|Latest National Ranking (out of 50 states):||16|
|Change since 2010:||-12%|
*Rates based on small numbers (<20 pregnancies) are unstable and not provided.
Sources: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics. National ranking calculated by the Guttmacher Institute.
Updated November 2012. See Archived Statistics.
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Number of Chlamydia Cases (2011, 10-19 year olds): 4,354
Number of Gonorrhea Cases (2011, 10-19 year olds): 1,149
The total numbers of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea cases are useful indicators of adolescent sexual health as they are most common in adolescents.