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Resources by Topic: Teen pregnancy

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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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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California: County Health Status Profiles 2021
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: 2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Public Health
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Kansas Annual Summary of Vital Statistics, 2019
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: 10/2020
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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The Best and Worst Places for Children in America
Includes an interactive map ranking states and counties on their ability to care for and protect children, with data on child poverty, COVID-19 vulnerability, and more. Users can select and compare counties on various threats to childhood, such as deaths before age 18, teen pregnancy, food insecurity, and school dropouts.
Additional links: The Land of Inopportunity: Closing the Childhood Equity Gap for America's Kids
Date: 2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Save the Children Federation, Inc.
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Wyoming Vital Statistics Services - 2018 Annual Report
Provides vital statistics for the state of Wyoming, including data on birth rate, teen births, death rate, cause of death, and more. Tables include county-level data and show change over time.
Author(s): Guy Beaudoin, Mariah Storey
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wyoming Department of Health
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E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws and Traditional Cigarette Use among Rural Pregnant Teenagers
Uses 2010-2016 data from 32 states to explore how minimum legal sale age laws for e-cigarettes affects cigarette use among pregnant teenagers in rural areas. Provides data and statistics on smoking before and during pregnancy, underage teen births, and birth outcomes. Includes rural/urban comparisons.
Author(s): Michael Pesko, Janet Currie
Citation: Journal of Health Economics, 66, 71-90
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
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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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