What the numbers say
- Nottinghamshire Reducing teenage pregnancy. // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;7/26/2011, p30
The article reports on the significance of the condom distribution, dubbed as C Card, an initiative developed by the local Teenage Pregnancy Partnership that helps lower teenage pregnancy rates in Nottinghamshire, England.
- If young people 'get it on' can we lower the teenage conception rate? Castledine, Helen // Education & Health;2009, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p16
The article presents information on "get it on," a C Card free condom distribution scheme for young people under 21 years old in Surrey, England. The objective of the scheme is to lower teenage conceptions and to reduce sexually transmitted diseases in the country. It notes the that rate of...
- APPLYING THE NIMH MULTI-SITE CONDOM USE SELF-EFFICACY SCALE TO COLLEGE STUDENTS. Peterson, Yasenka; Gabany, Steve G. // American Journal of Health Studies;2001, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p15
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to better understand the psychometric properties of the National Institute of Mental Health's Multi-Site Condom Use Self-Efficacy Scale by testingit on college students. The scale was developed to measure degree of confidence in condom use and it was...
- Making Sex Education More Effective. // Futurist;May/Jun2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p16
Reports on the programs that are successful in improving reproductive health for teenagers in the United States. Importance of teenagers' involvement in programs that feature community volunteering and classroom activities; Estimated annual cost of teenage pregnancy in the U.S.
- Chicago-area alliance targets teen pregnancy. // AHA News;3/13/95, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p5
Reports on Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Winfield/Moody Health Center's launching of a four-year program to prevent the increase of adolescent pregnancies.
- Preventing teenage pregnancies, supporting teenage mothers. Mawer, Caroline // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/26/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7200, p1713
Editorial. Focuses on the prevention of teenage pregnancy in Great Britain. Factors that influence teenage pregnancy; Efforts undertaken by the British government to address the issue; Important considerations for individual clinicians.
- See your way to a vision of community health. Holleran, Michele // Trustee;Mar98, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p21
Describes AtlantiCare Foundation's vision of a healthy community life, in partnership with its affiliate, the Atlantic City Medical Center. Role of hospitals in turning such visions into reality; Creation of a teenage pregnancy prevention program; Healthy Cities initiatives of the Foundation.
- 2003 Foster G. McGaw. Hudson Thrall, Terese // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Apr2004, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p62
Focuses on the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia, winner of the 2003 Foster G. McGaw award. Health conditions treated in the hospital; Programs supported by the hospital; Actions taken by the hospital to address the teenage pregnancy problem in the area.
- BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS TO STRATEGICALLY IMPACT COMMUNITY INITIATIVES TO REDUCE TEEN PREGNANCY. CLAY, JOY A.; SAGRESTANO, LYNDA M.; FINERMAN, RUTHBETH // Journal of Health & Human Services Administration;Winter2012, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p274
This article explores how researchers can build relationships with community stakeholders to facilitate the establishment of a coordinated and informed community response in the context of teen pregnancy reduction initiatives. The case study of a Memphis/Shelby County, Tennessee collaborative...