TEEN BIRTHS IN washington dc, Girls 15 - 19
2012
879
NUMBER OF TEEN BIRTHS
2010
$47
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
2,370
NUMBER OF TEEN PREGNANCIES

Teen Pregnancy Rate

2010
112 PREGNANCIES PER 1,000 GIRLS
2%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from 2008
-46%
CHANGE IN TEEN PREGNANCY RATE from peak year 1988
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION IN washington dc, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
N/A
2013
EVER HAD SEX
N/A
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
879
2010
Costs of Teen Childbearing
Costs of Teen Childbearing, 2008 (in Millions of $)
$47 million
2012
Number of Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
2
Non-Hispanic Black
746
Hispanic
112
American Indian/Alaska Native
1
Asian/Pacific Islander
17
2012
Proportion of Teen Births by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
3%
Girls 15-17
31%
Girls 18-19
66%
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
13%
Girls 18-19
22%
2012
Percent that are Subsequent Teen Births by Race/Ethnicity°
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
20%
Hispanic
18%
American Indian/Alaska Native
N/A
Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
2012
Percent of Births that are Nonmarital
Unmarried Girls, 2010
99%
Teen Pregnancy In Washington, DC, Girls 15 - 19
2010
Number of Teen Pregnancies
Number of Teen Pregnancies
2,370
2010
Proportion of Teen Pregnancies by Age ƚ
Girls Under 15
3%
Girls 15-17
40%
Girls 18-19
57%
2010
Teen Pregnancy Rate
Teen Pregnancy Rate
112 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate
From 2005
2%
From peak year, 1988 ‡
-46%
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
111 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
Girls 18-19
113 Pregnancies per 1,000 Girls
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from 2008
Girls 15-17
6%
Girls 18-19
0%
2010
Change in Teen Pregnancy Rate by Age from peak year, 1988 ‡
Girls 15-17
-42%
Girls 18-19
-50%
Sex & Contraception In Washington, DC, High school students
2013
Ever Had Sex
Among High School Students
N/A
2013
Ever Had Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2013
Ever Had Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2013
Ever Had Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2013
Sexually Active
Among High School Students
N/A
2013
Sexually Active by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2013
Sexually Active by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2013
Sexually Active by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2013
Sex Before Age 13
Sex Before Age 13
N/A
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2013
Sex Before Age 13 by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners
Four or More Lifetime Sexual Partners
N/A
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2013
Four or More Sexual Partners by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
Hispanic
N/A
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 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
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
N/A
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Grade
Grade 9
N/A
Grade 10
N/A
Grade 11
N/A
Grade 12
N/A
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Gender
Males
N/A
Females
N/A
2013
Used a Condom at Last Sex by Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White
N/A
Non-Hispanic Black
N/A
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 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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