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Resources by Topic: Teen pregnancy

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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Kansas Annual Summary of Vital Statistics, 2018
Provides vital statistics for the state of Kansas. Includes county-level data as well as data for urban, semi-urban, densely settled rural, rural, and frontier areas. Includes data on prenatal care, births, birth outcomes, and teen pregnancies. Also covers mortality, with data on death rates and selected causes of death.
Author(s): David Oakley, Greg Crawford, Cathryn Savage
Date: 11/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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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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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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2019 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report
Report highlights the rates of pregnancies, births, and sexually transmitted infections among 15-19 year olds in Minnesota for 2017 and 2018. Breaks down data by race, county, and housing stability. Compares sexual health indicators in public schools with juvenile correctional facilities.
Additional links: County Data
Author(s): J. Farris, E. Delehanty
Date: 2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Healthy Youth Development Prevention Research Center, University of Minnesota
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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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