TEEN BIRTHS IN north carolina, Girls 15 - 19
2012
10,077
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$325
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
19,000
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2010
59 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-18%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2008
-52%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN north carolina, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
47.3
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
10,077
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$325 million
2012
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
4,291
Non-Hispanic Black
3,584
Hispanic
1,836
American Indian/Alaska Native
316
Asian/Pacific Islander
173
2012
Proportion of Teen Births by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
1%
Girls 15-17
28%
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
84%
Subsequent Births
16%
2012
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Age
Girls 15-17
7%
Girls 18-19
20%
2012
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
13%
Non-Hispanic Black
17%
Hispanic
21%
American Indian/Alaska Native
19%
Asian/Pacific Islander
16%
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
19,000
2010
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
2%
Girls 15-17
30%
Girls 18-19
68%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
59 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2005
-18%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
-52%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
40 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
87 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
100 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1992 ‡
Non-Hispanic White
-58%
Non-Hispanic Black
-52%
Hispanic
N/A
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
31 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
98 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2008
Girls 15-17
-21%
Girls 18-19
-18%
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
-64%
Girls 18-19
-44%
Sex & Contraception In North Carolina, High school students
2013
Ever Had Sex
Among High School Students
47.3%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
29.8%
Grade 10
44.4%
Grade 11
57.5%
Grade 12
63.9%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
49.2%
Females
45.4%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
40%
Non-Hispanic Black
63.6%
Hispanic
46.5%
2013
Sexually Active
Among High School Students
32.1%
2013
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
18.6%
Grade 10
27.3%
Grade 11
40.7%
Grade 12
46.8%
2013
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
31%
Females
33.2%
2013
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
28.5%
Non-Hispanic Black
40.8%
Hispanic
33.6%
2013
Sex Before Age 13
Sex Before Age 13
6.6%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
9.8%
Grade 10
5%
Grade 11
6.1%
Grade 12
4.2%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
9.1%
Females
3.9%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
2.7%
Non-Hispanic Black
14.1%
Hispanic
6.8%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Lifetime Sexual Partners
15.1%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
8.1%
Grade 10
10%
Grade 11
20.4%
Grade 12
25.3%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
18.4%
Females
11.6%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
11.3%
Non-Hispanic Black
23.4%
2011
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Hispanic
14.1%
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 12
N/A
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
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
60.8%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
69.4%
Grade 11
58.4%
Grade 12
57.5%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
69.4%
Females
52.6%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
61.5%
Non-Hispanic Black
66.9%
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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