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Resources by Topic: Teen pregnancy

New Mexico State-Tribal Collaboration Act: July 31, 2019 Agency Report
Summarizes collaboration between New Mexico state agencies and tribal nations in New Mexico regarding current public health priorities: diabetes, obesity, teen pregnancy, substance misuse, and drug overdose prevention. Identifies resources available for American Indians from each New Mexico department and activities and funding for the fiscal year 2019, covering community health workers, oral health, cancer, diabetes, and HIV-prevention, and more.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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2018 Louisiana Health Report Card
Provides detailed health data by parish for Louisiana. Covers cancer incidence, suicides, the opioid epidemic, infectious diseases, low birthweights and infant deaths, top causes of death, and more.
Author(s): Rebekah Gee, Alexander Billioux
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Louisiana Department of Health
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The Cost of Implementing a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program in High School Health Classes
Examines estimated costs for implementing an adapted version of the "Reducing the Risk" curriculum in rural Kentucky high schools during the 2013-2014 school year. Also compares these costs with those of 9 other federally-funded evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families
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2018-19 PREP Evaluation: Evaluation Report
Evaluates the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) in Iowa, which targets at-risk youth in rural areas or areas with high teen birth rates who are homeless or in foster care to help reduce the transmission of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. Includes data from entrance and exit surveys regarding services heard of and used for each community targeted, including 2 rural communities.
Author(s): Natoshia M. Askelson, Patrick Brady, Felicia Pieper, Lejla Avdic
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Iowa Public Policy Center
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County Health Status Profiles 2019
Reports on health status indicators recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for monitoring state and local progress toward achieving Healthy People 2020 goals for the state of California. Includes county specific information for cancer deaths, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, teenage pregnancy, and other health conditions.
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Public Health
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QuickStats: Birth Rates by Urbanization Level and Age Group of Mother — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2017
Line chart showing birth rates for rural and urban mothers by age for 5-year age ranges starting at age 15-19 and ending at age 40-44.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(45), 1281
Date: 11/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Evaluating a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program in Rural Kentucky
Reports on an evaluation of an adapted, shorter "Reducing the Risk" teen pregnancy prevention curriculum delivered in rural Kentucky high schools by local health departments. Evaluated student outcomes using survey data one year and two years after the programs were delivered.
Author(s): Brian Goesling, Joanne Lee, Robert G. Wood, Susan Zief
Date: 10/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families
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QuickStats: Repeat Birth Rates for Teens, by Urbanization Level of County — National Vital Statistics System, 2007–2016
Line chart showing the number of repeat births to females aged 15–19 years per 1,000 for rural and urban areas.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(35), 998
Date: 09/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Rapid Repeat Births Among Oklahoma Teens
Provides data on teenage pregnancies in Oklahoma with a focus on repeat pregnancies within 18 months. Includes data breakdowns by rural/urban location, obesity, Medicaid status, education level, age group, and race/ethnicity. Addresses birth control use, characteristics of fathers, pregnancy intention, and more.
Date: 08/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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The Closing Digital Divide: Delivery Modality and Family Attendance in the Pathways for African American Success (PAAS) Program
Examines data from a rural, community-based trial of the Pathways for African American Success (PAAS) program, which was intended to help reduce adolescent risk behavior through evidence-based programs, including reducing teen pregnancy and STDs. Addresses program content and compares attendance for an in-person group program, home-mailed educational materials, and self-directed, technology-based sessions to determine which is the most effective method for reaching rural African American communities.
Author(s): Velma McBride Murry, Cady Berkel, Na Liu
Citation: Prevention Science, 19(5), 642-651
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
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