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Financial Facts Adolescent Pregnancy in North Carolina COST TO NORTH CAROLINA TAXPAYERS 807800000 IN FY 1997 COST FOR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES TANF FOOD STAMPS WIC AND MEDICAID FOR FAMILIES BEGUN BY A TEEN IN NORTH CAROLINA1 For every dollar North Carolina spent on expenditures to support families begun by teens it spent one cents on investments to prevent teen pregnancy2 Fifty-eight teenagers get pregnant each day in North Carolina 1997 Over 21000 teens became pregnant in 19973 74 of High School Seniors reported having sexual intercourse at least once4 While teen pregnancy rates crosscut all income levels 85 percent of teens who give birth are poor or near-poor5 One in ten teen mothers will deliver a low birth weight baby Neonatal intensive care costs in North Carolina in 1996 ranged from 3000 to 250000 per infant6 wwwappcncorg Age 17-19 - First Place Winning Essay Katherine Lee Schuttlefield Throughout the weekend when Baby Think It Over stayed with me I did not really have just one big memorable moment Instead I had many little ones with the Baby whom I named Allison This I think is important though because many times it is the little things that you remember more than the big ones One entertaining incident I remember with Allison occurred when my mom and I took her to the video store I had her bundled up in her pink snowsuit in which she resembled a real-life baby We were waiting in a very long line when a man noticed Allison He made a comment to my mom about how long the line was and that if it did not hurry up soon the baby might become fussy My mom and I smiled at each other as she explained to him that it was not a real baby but a school project I
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