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Family Strengthening Research: 2021 Report
Provides an overview of the Division of Family Strengthening's (DFS) major research investments through 2021. Reports on DFS focus areas: strengthening and supporting relationships, fatherhood, children, and families; reducing teen pregnancy and supporting positive youth development; and preventing family violence. Includes discussions on programs and issues specific to tribal and rural communities.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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California: County Health Status Profiles 2022
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: 04/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Public Health
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Linking Families and Teens: Reducing Teen Pregnancy by Increasing Family Connectedness and Youth Self-Efficacy
Report details and evaluates a program designed to prevent unplanned teen pregnancies in rural communities. Highlights the programs structure and the measures used to evaluate it.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Office of Population Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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2020 Louisiana Health Report Card
Provides detailed health data by parish for Louisiana. Covers cancer incidence, suicides, the opioid epidemic, COVID-19, infectious diseases, low birthweights and infant deaths, top causes of death, and more.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Louisiana Department of Health
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2021 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report
Highlights the rates of pregnancies and births among Minnesota adolescents aged 15-19 from 1990-2019, and sexually transmitted infections from 2008-2020. Features sections on racial/ethnic disparities, adolescent sexual health and COVID-19, and geographic disparities between urban and rural areas, including a county-level map showing counties with the highest chlamydia and gonorrhea rates among adolescents.
Author(s): J. Farris, O. Sullivan
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Healthy Youth Development - Prevention Research Center, University of Minnesota
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Adolescent Births in California 2000-2018
Report offering statistics on teenage births in California from 2000-2018. Includes statistics of adolescent mothers giving birth in California by age, race, ethnicity, and county.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Public Health
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Arizona Border Special Area (SArea) 2020 Statistical Profile
Reports statistical data from the Arizona Department of Health Services' Bureau of Women and Children's Health on the demographics, healthcare utilization, natality and infant mortality of populations in border areas in Arizona compared to the rest of the state. Includes data on health workforce to population ratios and healthcare facilities and services.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development, Bureau of Women and Children's Health
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Kansas Annual Summary of Vital Statistics, 2020
Provides statistics and data for the state of Kansas, with information on births, birth outcomes, teen pregnancies, mortality, and more. Includes data breakdowns by county and urban, semi-urban, densely-settled rural, rural, or frontier location.
Author(s): David Oakley, Greg Crawford, Cathryn Savage
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Adolescent and Teenage Pregnancy Report, Kansas, 2018
Summarizes research examining teen pregnancy in Kansas from 2014-2018. Includes rural/urban comparisons and county-level information on pregnancy and birth rates, with data broken down by age and year.
Author(s): Lee Norman, Kay Haug, Cathryn Savage, David Oakley, Greg Crawford
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Teen Pregnancy: Federal Prevention Programs
Report evaluates four federally funded programs that focus on teen pregnancy prevention: the Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program, the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), the Title V Sexual Risk Avoidance Education program, and the Sexual Risk Avoidance Education program. Features a breakdown of each program and an evaluation of their activities and efficacy. Discusses which programs operate in rural areas.
Author(s): Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara
Date: 05/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service
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