Teenage pregnancy: an overview of the research evidence

Author:
DENNISON Catherine
Publisher:
National Health Service. Health Development Agency
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
11p.
Place of publication:
Wetherby

Presents headline findings from key research relating to teenage pregnancy and parenthood which has emerged (mainly) since the launch of the national Teenage Pregnancy Strategy. Covers topics including research on young people’s sexual behaviour; sources of sex and relationships information; what works in preventing teenage pregnancy; who is at risk of becoming a teenage parent; and how to support teenage parents. Draws on a range of sources including systematic reviews of the effectiveness of prevention and support interventions, national surveys and primary research studies.

Subject terms:
sex education, sexuality, social policy, social care provision, teenage pregnancy, young people, contraception, Department of Health, health care;
Content type:
research review
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ISBN print:
1 84279 260 1

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