By race and Hispanic Ethnicity, 2007-2015
In 2015, a total of 229,715 babies were born to women aged 15–19 years, for a birth rate of 22.3 per 1,000 women in this age group.
Teen birth rates declined from 2014 to 2015 for all races and for Hispanics.
In 2015, the birth rate of Hispanic teens were still more than two times higher than the rate for non-Hispanic white teens.
The U.S. teen pregnancy rate is substantially higher than in other western industrialized nations, and racial/ethnic and geographic disparities in teen birth rates persist.
Rates of Reported Cases by Year, United States, 1941-2016
In 2014, a total of 350,062 cases of gonorrhea were reported in the United States, yielding a rate of 110.7 cases per 100,000 population
Gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported notifiable disease in the United States
You can pass gonorrhea to others without knowing it
Gonorrhea can be cured with the right treatment
(Ages 15-19 years)
Even though the teen pregnancy rate has declined over the past few decades, the fact of the matter is that the United States has the highest teen pregnancy rate of the Western industrialized world.
Rates of Reported Cases by Sex, United States, 2000-2016
Ages 13+ years
(Ages 13+ years)