ERIC Number: EJ644164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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School-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs: A Review of the Literature.
Hoyt, Helina H.; Broom, Betty L.
Journal of School Nursing, v18 n1 p11-17 Feb 2002
This literature review identifies characteristics and elements of promising school-based adolescent pregnancy prevention programs, focusing on abstinence-based programs, abstinence- and contraceptive-based programs, life option enhancement programs, and role-playing programs. Results suggest that programs with a more comprehensive approach have the greatest potential for success. Implications for school nursing are noted. (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comprehensive School Health Education, Contraception, Early Parenthood, Health Promotion, Pregnancy, Role Playing, School Nurses, Secondary Education, Sexual Abstinence
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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