TEEN BIRTHS IN washington dc, Girls 15 - 19
2012
791
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$41
MILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2012
38.6 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-10%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2011
-65%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
TEEN PREGNANCY IN washington dc, Girls 15 - 19
2010
1,880
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2010
90 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-20%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2008
-57%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN washington dc, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
53.5
2013
EVER HAD SEX
83
2013
USED ANY CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AT LAST SEX
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN washington dc, Women 15 - 44
70
2008
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
$25
2008
MILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In Washington, DC, Girls 15 - 19
2012
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19, 2010
791
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$41 million
2012
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
10
Non-Hispanic Black
663
Hispanic
110
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
13
2012
Proportion of Teen Births by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
N/A
Girls 15-17
30%
Girls 18-19
69%
2012
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
38.6 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2011
-10%
From peak year, 1991
-65%
2012
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
18.4 Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
36.3 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
39.3 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991
Non-Hispanic White
-50%
Non-Hispanic Black
-74%
Hispanic
-66%
2012
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
29 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
45 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2011
Girls 15-17
-14%
Girls 18-19
-8%
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
-72%
Girls 18-19
-61%
2012
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order°
First Births
81%
Subsequent Births
19%
2012
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Age
Girls 15-17
9%
Girls 18-19
23%
2012
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
19%
Hispanic
19%
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2012
Percent of Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls, 2010
98%
Teen Pregnancy In Washington, DC, Girls 15 - 19
2010
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies
1,880
2010
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
3%
Girls 15-17
35%
Girls 18-19
63%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
90 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2005
-20%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
-57%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A 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
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
79 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
97 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2008
Girls 15-17
-29%
Girls 18-19
-14%
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
-59%
Girls 18-19
-57%
Sex & Contraception In Washington, DC, High school students
2013
Ever Had Sex
Among High School Students
53.5%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
39.9%
Grade 10
50.6%
Grade 11
61.1%
Grade 12
72.3%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
61.5%
Females
46.7%
2013
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
21.5%
Non-Hispanic Black
57.2%
Hispanic
47.1%
2013
Sexually Active
Among High School Students
36.6%
2013
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
25.4%
Grade 10
33.6%
Grade 11
42.5%
Grade 12
53.1%
2013
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
42.2%
Females
31.9%
2013
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
16.1%
Non-Hispanic Black
39.5%
Hispanic
30.3%
2013
Sex Before Age 13
Sex Before Age 13
14.9%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
17.7%
Grade 10
14.1%
Grade 11
13.4%
Grade 12
11.8%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
25.2%
Females
6.1%
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
1.2%
Non-Hispanic Black
16.1%
Hispanic
12.5%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Lifetime Sexual Partners
21.7%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
16.1%
Grade 10
18.4%
Grade 11
24.6%
Grade 12
31.8%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
33%
Females
12.2%
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
4.5%
Non-Hispanic Black
24.3%
2011
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Hispanic
15%
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex
Among Sexually Active High School Students
83%
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 10
81.1%
Grade 11
85.5%
Grade 12
85.2%
Grade 9
80.3%
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
86.4%
Females
79.7%
2013
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
83.6%
Hispanic
81%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex
Used a Condom at Last Sex
70.1%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
74.8%
Grade 10
72.3%
Grade 11
70.2%
Grade 12
64.9%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
78.2%
Females
62%
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
72%
Hispanic
63%
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
Students Who Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
8%
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
4.8%
Grade 10
6.9%
Grade 11
8.2%
Grade 12
11.3%
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Gender
Males
6.9%
Females
9.2%
2013
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
7.3%
Hispanic
8.8%
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex
Used Any Hormonal Method at Last Sex
16.3%
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
9%
Grade 10
12%
Grade 11
19.2%
Grade 12
22.9%
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
10%
Females
22.8%
2013
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic Black
15.5%
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Hispanic
17.7%
Unplanned Pregnancy In Washington, DC, Women 15 - 44
2008
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Women Age 15-44
70%
2008
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Women Age 15-44
80 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2008
Public Costs of Unplanned Pregnancies
Public Costs of Births Resulting from Unplanned Pregnancies (in Millions of $)
$25 million
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