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Title Teen pregnancy : statistics and federal prevention programs / Ryan Werner, editor
Published New York : Nova Publishers, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Public health in the 21st century
Public health in the 21st century series.
Contents TEEN PREGNANCY: STATISTICS AND FEDERAL PREVENTION PROGRAMS; TEEN PREGNANCY: STATISTICS AND FEDERAL PREVENTION PROGRAMS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: TEENAGE PREGNANCY PREVENTION: STATISTICS AND PROGRAMS; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; TEENAGE BIRTHS IN THE UNITED STATES; REASONS FOR HIGH PREGNANCY AND BIRTH RATES AMONG TEENS; FEDERAL STRATEGIES TO REDUCE TEEN PREGNANCY; FEDERAL TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAMS; EVALUATION OF TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAMS; APPENDIX. FEDERAL TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAM FUNDING: FY1998-FY2014
BIRTH RATES FOR AGES 15-19 DECLINED TO HISTORIC LOWS IN 2010 IN ALL RACIAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS,BUT DISPARITIES REMAINIF THE 1991 BIRTH RATES PREVAILED, THERE WOULD HAVE BEEN AN ESTIMATED 3.4 MILLION ADDITIONAL BIRTHS TO TEENAGERS FROM 1992 THROUGH 2010; TEEN BIRTH RATES DECLINED IN ALL BUT THREE STATES DURING 2007-2010; BIRTH RATES FOR TEENAGERS CONTINUE TO VARY SIGNIFICANTLY ACROSS STATES; SUMMARY; DEFINITIONS; DATA SOURCES AND METHODS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; REFERENCES; Chapter 4: THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY EDUCATION PROGRAM (PREP): LAUNCHING A NATIONWIDE ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY PREVENTION EFFORT
Chapter 2: DECLINES IN STATE TEEN BIRTH RATES BY RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGINKEY FINDINGS; BIRTH RATES FOR TEENAGERS FELL FOR ALL RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN GROUPS FROM 1991 THROUGH 2011 WITH MUCH OF THE DECLINE FROM 2007THROUGH 2011; DECLINES IN TEEN BIRTH RATES FROM 2007 THROUGH 2011 WERE GENERALLY LARGEST IN THE SOUTHEAST, MOUNTAIN AND PACIFIC AREAS, AND IN THE UPPER MIDWEST; BIRTH RATES FOR NON-HISPANIC WHITE TEENAGERS FELL AT LEAST 20% IN 30 STATES FROM 2007THROUGH 2011
Overviewintroduction; launching state prep programs; conclusion; appendix a. state profiles; maine prep; appendix b. design and implementation study methods; appendix c. program models to beimplemented by states and program providers; references; index
THE LARGEST DECLINES IN BIRTH RATES FORNON-HISPANIC BLACK TEENAGERS-30% OR MORE-OCCURRED IN EIGHT STATES FROM 2007 THROUGH 2011DECLINES IN BIRTH RATES AMONG HISPANIC TEENAGERS WERE THE LARGEST OF ANY GROUP, WITH RATES FALLING BY AT LEAST 40% IN 22 STATESAND DC; SUMMARY; DEFINITION; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; REFERENCES; Chapter 3: BIRTH RATES FOR U.S. TEENAGERS REACH HISTORIC LOWS FOR ALL AGEAND ETHNIC GROUPS; KEY FINDINGS; THE U.S. TEEN BIRTH RATE DECLINED 9 PERCENT TO REACH A HISTORIC LOW IN 2010; FEWER BABIES WERE BORN TO TEENAGERS IN 2010 THAN IN ANY YEAR SINCE THE MID-1940S
Summary Teen childbearing is associated with adverse health and social outcomes for teen mothers and their children, although these outcomes often reflect preexisting social deficits. Compared with women who delay childbearing until their 20s, teen mothers are more likely to drop out of school and have low educational attainment; to face unemployment, poverty, and welfare dependency; to experience more rapid repeat pregnancy; to become single mothers; and to experience divorce, if they marry. Infants of teen mothers are more likely to be premature and experience infant mortality. The children of teena
Notes Includes index
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Subject Teenage pregnancy -- United States -- Prevention.
Teenage pregnancy -- United States -- Statistics.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
Author Werner, Ryan, editor
ISBN 1633219070 (electronic bk)
9781633219076 (electronic bk)