Data can and should inform policy, programs, and services. Data has the power to tell powerful stories of our successes and barriers. Thrive has data access and expertise about both the big picture of teen pregnancy in Oklahoma and highly specific community assessments. If you’re ready to advocate, plan, and work for young people’s health in central Oklahoma, we have the stats you need to be summarized here.
- Oklahoma has the 4th highest teen birth rate in the United States according to the most recent data.
- The teen birth rate in Oklahoma County decreased 41% from 2013 to 2019, and this is great news!
- However, Oklahoma County’s teen birth rate had a slight increase of 2%, from 2018 to 2019, showing that we still have work to do.