ERIC Number: ED331626
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Teenagers and Family Planning: A Case of Special Needs. Fact Sheet Number 2.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Early Education and Development.
Facts on teenage pregnancy, particularly with reference to Minnesota, are discussed. Contents discuss the following topics: Teenage pregnancy is a significant problem in the United States; adolescents' stage of development influences their views on sexuality; many sexually active adolescents do not use contraceptives; adolescent males have special family planning needs; and, family planning programs for teens are necessary and cost-effective. Concluding remarks suggest action policy-makers can take regarding the promotion of legislation and establishment of incentives for program development. (RH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for Early Education and Development.