Teen Pregnancy in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Statistics

 
2nd in the nation for highest teen birth rate among ages 15-19 (in 2014).
    2ndhighest teen birth rate among 18- and 19-year-olds (in 2014).

In 2015, Oklahoma reported 4,391 births to females ages 15-19.

     

One in every five teen births (20%) was to a young female who was already a parent.

More girls in Oklahoma, ages 18-19, gave birth in 2010 than entered the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State that fall semester as incoming female freshmen.

Source: Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy’s Oklahoma Alert Teen Birth Rates data sheet.

Percent change in birth rates for all teenagers aged 15–19, by state: 2007 and 2011

Source: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db123.pdf

Get the Facts 2011 Survey of Oklahoma Youth – Sexual Behaviors

High school students who reported

ever having had sexual intercourse:

Oklahoma

Nationwide

High school students who reported

having had four or more lifetime sexual partners:

Oklahoma

Nationwide

High school students who reported

being currently sexually active:

(defined as having had sexual intercourse in the three months prior to the survey)

Oklahoma

Nationwide

High school students who reported

having used condoms the last time they had sexual intercourse:

Oklahoma

Nationwide

High school students who reported

having used birth control pills the last time they had sexual intercourse:

Oklahoma

Nationwide

High school students who reported

having used alcohol or drugs the last time they had sexual intercourse:

Oklahoma

Nationwide

In 2011, high school students who reported

having been taught about AIDS/HIV in school:

Oklahoma

Nationwide