TEEN BIRTHS IN washington dc, Girls 15 - 19
2013
637
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$41
MILLION SPENT ON TEEN CHILDBEARING

Teen Birth Rate

2013
32.1 BIRTHS PER 1,000 GIRLS
-17%
CHANGE IN TEEN BIRTH RATE from 2012
-71%
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
62
2010
OF PREGNANCIES ARE UNPLANNED
$64
2010
MILLION SPENT ON UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES
Teen Births In Washington, DC, Girls 15 - 19
2013
Number of Teen Births
Number of Births to Girls Age 15-19, 2013
637
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$41 million
2013
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
530
Hispanic
95
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
12
2013
Proportion of Teen Births by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
3%
Girls 15-17
28%
Girls 18-19
69%
2013
Teen Birth Rate
Teen Birth Rate Among Girls Age 15-19
32.1 Births per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Birth Rate
From 2012
-17%
From peak year, 1991
-71%
2012
Teen Birth Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A Births per 1,000 Girls
Non-Hispanic Black
55 Births per 1,000 Girls
Hispanic
60.4 Births per 1,000 Girls
2012
Change in Teen Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity from peak year, 1991
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
-64%
Hispanic
-43%
2013
Teen Birth Rate by Age
Girls 15-17
23.9 Births per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
37.4 Births per 1,000 Girls
2013
Change in Teen Birth Rate by Age from 2011
Girls 15-17
-18%
Girls 18-19
-17%
2013
Change in Teen Birth Rates By Age from peak year, 1991
Girls 15-17
-77%
Girls 18-19
-68%
2013
Proportion of Teen Births by Birth Order°
First Births
80%
Subsequent Births
20%
2013
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Age
Girls 15-17
11%
Girls 18-19
23%
2013
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
19%
Hispanic
17%
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2013
Percent of Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls, 2013
97%
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
Hispanic
17.7%
Non-Hispanic Black
15.5%
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Unplanned Pregnancy In Washington, DC, Women 15 - 44
2009
Percent of Pregnancies that are Unplanned
Among Unmarried Women 18-29
0%
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 for Unplanned Pregnancies (in Millions of $)
$64 million
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