TEEN BIRTHS IN washington dc, Girls 15 - 19
2014
565
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$41
MILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2014
28.4 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-12%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2013
-53%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from peak year 1991
TEEN PREGNANCY IN washington dc, Girls 15 - 19
2011
1,630
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2011
79 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
-12%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2010
-63%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN washington dc, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
40.9
2015
EVER HAD SEX
80.4
2015
USED ANY CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AT LAST SEX
UNPLANNED PREGNANCY IN washington dc, Women 15 - 44
62
2010
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
$64
2010
MILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In Washington, DC, Girls 15 - 19
2014
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19, 2010
565
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$41 million
2014
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
453
Hispanic
N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
N/A
Girls 15-17
31%
Girls 18-19
69%
2014
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
28.4 Births per 1,000 Girls
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2011
-12%
From peak year, 1991
-53%
2014
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
15.4 Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
32.9 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
40.7 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2012
From 2011, American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity from 2012
From 2011, Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
From 2012, Hispanic
-33%
From 2012, Non-Hispanic Black
-40%
From 2012, Non-Hispanic White
-100%
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991
Non-Hispanic White
-58%
Non-Hispanic Black
-76%
Hispanic
-65%
2014
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
22.3 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
32.4 Births per 1,000 Girls
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2013
Girls 15-17
-7%
Girls 18-19
-13%
2014
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
-44%
Girls 18-19
-62%
2014
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order°
First Births
83%
Subsequent Births
17%
2014
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Age
Girls 15-17
10%
Girls 18-19
20%
2014
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
18%
Hispanic
N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2014
Percent of Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls, 2010
98%
Teen Pregnancy In Washington, DC, Girls 15 - 19
2011
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies
1,630
2011
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
4%
Girls 15-17
33%
Girls 18-19
64%
2011
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
79 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2011
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2010
-12%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
-63%
2011
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
7 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
113 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
100 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2011
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1992 ‡
Non-Hispanic White
%
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2011
Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
67 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
87 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2011
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2010
Girls 15-17
-15%
Girls 18-19
-10%
2011
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
-65%
Girls 18-19
-62%
Sex & Contraception In Washington, DC, High school students
2015
Ever Had Sex
Among High School Students
40.9%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
24.6%
Grade 10
36.4%
Grade 11
49.1%
Grade 12
61.6%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
50.9%
Females
32.7%
2015
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
15.5%
Non-Hispanic Black
44.9%
Hispanic
36.5%
2015
Sexually Active
Among High School Students
28.2%
2015
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
15.5%
Grade 10
23.9%
Grade 11
34.2%
Grade 12
45.9%
2015
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
33.1%
Females
24.2%
2015
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
12.4%
Non-Hispanic Black
30.9%
Hispanic
24.9%
2015
Sex Before Age 13
Sex Before Age 13
11%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
11.9%
Grade 10
11.2%
Grade 11
9.6%
Grade 12
10.3%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
20.1%
Females
3.5%
2015
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
2%
Non-Hispanic Black
12.3%
Hispanic
9.6%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Lifetime Sexual Partners
13.8%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
8.4%
Grade 10
11.4%
Grade 11
15%
Grade 12
23.1%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
23.4%
Females
5.9%
2015
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
4.2%
Non-Hispanic Black
15.3%
Hispanic
11.3%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex
Among Sexually Active High School Students
80.4%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 10
82%
Grade 11
80%
Grade 12
81.6%
Grade 9
77.6%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
85.3%
Females
75.3%
2015
Used Any Contraceptive Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
80.4%
Hispanic
78.6%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex
Used a Condom at Last Sex
66.6%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
75%
Grade 10
69.7%
Grade 11
64.3%
Grade 12
63.1%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
75.2%
Females
57.5%
2015
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
68.9%
Hispanic
57.3%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
Students Who Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex
7.7%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
5.7%
Grade 10
5.1%
Grade 11
6.9%
Grade 12
10.8%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Gender
Males
7.4%
Females
8%
2015
Used Birth Control Pills at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
6.7%
Hispanic
10.9%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex
Used Any Hormonal Method at Last Sex
16.9%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
9.6%
Grade 10
13.6%
Grade 11
17.5%
Grade 12
21.8%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Gender
Males
11.3%
Females
22.7%
2015
Used Any Hormonal or Long Acting Method at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Hispanic
22%
Non-Hispanic Black
15.6%
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Unplanned Pregnancy In Washington, DC, Women 15 - 44
2010
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Women Age 15-44
62%
2010
Unplanned Pregnancy Rate
Among Women Age 15-44
58 Pregnancies per 1,000 Women
2010
Public Costs of Unplanned Pregnancies
Public Costs of Births Resulting from Unplanned Pregnancies (in Millions of $)
$64 million
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