TEEN BIRTHS IN north carolina, Girls 15 - 19
2012
11,070
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$392
MILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2012
31.8 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-9%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2011
-55%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
TEEN PREGNANCY IN north carolina, Girls 15 - 19
2010
23,120
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2010
72 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-1%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2008
-41%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN north carolina, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
49.3
2013
EVER HAD SEX
N/A
2013
USED ANY CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AT LAST SEX
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN north carolina, Women 15 - 44
52
2008
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
$603
2008
MILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In North Carolina, Girls 15 - 19
2012
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19, 2010
11,070
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$392 million
2012
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
4,723
Non-Hispanic Black
4,004
Hispanic
1,978
American Indian/Alaska Native
297
Asian/Pacific Islander
204
2012
Proportion of Teen Births by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
1%
Girls 15-17
27%
Girls 18-19
71%
2012
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
31.8 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2011
-9%
From peak year, 1991
-55%
2012
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
23.2 Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
41.6 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
55.7 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991
Non-Hispanic White
-56%
Non-Hispanic Black
-62%
Hispanic
-37%
2012
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
15.4 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
54.3 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2011
Girls 15-17
-7%
Girls 18-19
-10%
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
-67%
Girls 18-19
-46%
2012
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order°
First Births
83%
Subsequent Births
17%
2012
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Age
Girls 15-17
7%
Girls 18-19
21%
2012
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
14%
Non-Hispanic Black
18%
Hispanic
22%
American Indian/Alaska Native
22%
Asian/Pacific Islander
19%
2012
Percent of Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls, 2010
87%
Teen Pregnancy In North Carolina, Girls 15 - 19
2010
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies
23,120
2010
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
2%
Girls 15-17
31%
Girls 18-19
67%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
72 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2005
-1%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
-41%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
101 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
N/A Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1992 ‡
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
-44%
Hispanic
N/A
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
39 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
119 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2008
Girls 15-17
-3%
Girls 18-19
-2%
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
-54%
Girls 18-19
-32%
Sex & Contraception In North Carolina, High school students
2013
Ever Had Sex
Among High School Students
49.3%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
35.7%
Grade 10
43.4%
Grade 11
58.6%
Grade 12
64%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
51.4%
Females
47.1%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
44.1%
Non-Hispanic Black
61.1%
Hispanic
44.4%
2013
Sexually Active
Among High School Students
34.9%
2013
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
21.7%
Grade 10
30.4%
Grade 11
42.6%
Grade 12
48.7%
2013
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
32.9%
Females
36.7%
2013
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
31.7%
Non-Hispanic Black
41.3%
Hispanic
32.1%
2013
Sex Before Age 13
Sex Before Age 13
8.6%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
9.2%
Grade 10
8.9%
Grade 11
9.8%
Grade 12
5.8%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
12%
Females
5.3%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
4.3%
Non-Hispanic Black
16.6%
Hispanic
9.6%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Lifetime Sexual Partners
16.8%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
10.4%
Grade 10
12.3%
Grade 11
22.4%
Grade 12
23.9%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
18.9%
Females
14.6%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
11.3%
Non-Hispanic Black
26.4%
Hispanic
20.2%
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex
Among Sexually Active High School Students
N/A
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
Grade 9
N/A
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex
Used a Condom at Last Sex
53.7%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
55.3%
Grade 10
61.5%
Grade 11
49.6%
Grade 12
50.6%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
58.4%
Females
49.4%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
57.3%
Non-Hispanic Black
52.1%
Hispanic
N/A
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
Students Who Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
N/A
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex
Used Any Hormonal Method at Last Sex
N/A
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Hispanic
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Unplanned Pregnancy In North Carolina, Women 15 - 44
2008
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Women Age 15-44
52%
2008
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Women Age 15-44
51 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2008
Public Costs of Unplanned Pregnancies
Public Costs of Births Resulting from Unplanned Pregnancies (in Millions of $)
$603 million
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