Rhode Island Numbers
- From 2008 through 2012, Rhode Island's teen birth rate (ages 15-19) fell from 29 to 20 per 1000 women.
- Rhode Island's repeat birth rate for teens ages 15-19 was 17.6% from 2006 through 2010.
Notes: The number of core cities dropped in 2010 due to a change in demographics. Rural communities were determined by application of the Health Resources and Services Administration Office of Rural Health Policy. Data from 2012 are subject to change.
- In 2011, 30% of Rhode Island high school students were sexually active and 12% had unprotected sex.
Notes: Rates based on 2000 and 2010 US Census data. Women may be classified as ethnically hispanic with a race of white, black or asian.