- In 2020, there were over 20 North Dakota family planning clinic locations, serving clients from all 53 counties.
- These clients included:
- 4,783 total clients.
- 3,829 women.
- 954 men.
- North Dakota family planning clinic statistics of these clients:
- 74 percent qualified for free or reduced fees.
- 40 percent qualified for services free of charge.
- 82 percent were age 20 or older.
- 11 percent were age 18 or 19.
- 7 percent were age 17 or younger.
- In 2020, the Family Planning Program provided 746 Pap tests.
- In 2020, through Title X family planning clinics, a total of 2,307 North Dakota women and 997 men received screening for gonorrhea, a major cause of infertility.
- An average woman wanting two children will spend five years pregnant or trying to get pregnant and roughly 30 years trying to prevent pregnancy.
- A woman with a planned pregnancy is more likely to have a healthy baby. Women with unplanned pregnancies are less likely to get adequate prenatal care.
- Local family planning services help prevent sexually transmitted infections and abortions.
- Family planning provides economic benefits to individuals, communities and the state.
- Young men and women who plan the timing and spacing of the births of their children are more likely to stay in school and obtain a secondary education, which results in more options for employment.
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