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Barabe, Teresa Jo – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Rural areas have a higher teen pregnancy rate when compared to national averages; research indicates that adolescents in rural areas are more likely to have had sex and less likely to use contraception compared to teenagers in metropolitan areas, highlighting a need for better interventions. Although effective school-based programs have been…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Sex Education, Parents as Teachers, Parent Role
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Umbetov, Turakbai Zh.; Berdalinova, Akzhenis K.; Tusupkalieyv, Akylbek B.; Koishybayev, Arip K.; Zharilkasynov, Karaman Ye. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
According to the WHO data, preeclampsia develops during late pregnancy in 2-8% of women. Preeclampsia is a major cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality, therefore, the study of the morphological features of placental complex, taking into account gestational complications in postpartum women with severe preeclampsia is an important…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Females, Prenatal Care, Birth
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Williams, Monnica T.; Bonner, Laura – Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life, 2006
Attitudes and outcomes of sex education received by North American women are examined via an Internet survey (N = 1,400). Mean age was 19.5, with 24% reporting one or more unplanned pregnancies. Women were more satisfied with sex education from informal sources than from parents, schools, and physicians. Those receiving sex education from parents…
Descriptors: Information Sources, North Americans, Females, Pregnancy
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Lefebvre, L. G.; Ordean, A.; Midmer, D.; Kahan, M.; Tolomiczenko, G. – Substance Abuse, 2007
Objective: To assess: (1) physicians' knowledge and clinical confidence regarding problematic substance use in pregnancy compared to folic acid, and (2) physicians' desire for education in this area and their preferred learning modalities tools. Design: Self-administered survey. Setting: "Family Medicine Forum 2004" in Toronto, Canada.…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Physicians, Learning Modalities, Drinking
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Shegog, Ross; Rushing, Stephanie Craig; Jessen, Cornelia; Lane, Travis L.; Gorman, Gwenda; Gaston, Amanda; Revels, Taija Koogei; Torres, Jennifer; Williamson, Jennifer; Baumler, Elizabeth; Addy, Robert C.; Peskin, Melissa F.; Tortolero, Susan R.; Markham, Christine M. – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2017
Background: Few HIV/STI and pregnancy prevention programs for youth in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities have been rigorously evaluated despite sexual health disparities in this population. This study reports the evaluation of a culturally adapted Internet-based HIV/STI and pregnancy prevention program for AI/AN youth, Native…
Descriptors: Prevention, Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Self Efficacy
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Demissie, Zewditu; Clayton, Heather B.; Dunville, Richard L. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
Sexual health education, including HIV prevention information, can help prevent unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. National Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from 2011 and 2013 were used to determine HIV education prevalence among 9,825 currently sexually active students in grades 9-12. Associations between HIV education and…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Contraception, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Güder, Sevcan Yagan; Alabay, Erhan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The main aim of this study is to determine questions of 36 to 72-month-old children have about sexuality and to examine the answers given by parents. In the first stage of the study, 84 parents were contacted in order to determine children's most frequently asked questions on sexual development. In the second stage, top two questions from this…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Sex Education, Sexuality
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Little, Tim; Henderson, Jessica; Pedersen, Peggy; Stonecipher, Linda – Health Education Journal, 2010
Background: The purpose of this study was to gain insights into the perceptions and attitudes about teen pregnancy among high school students in a rural area with high teen pregnancy rates. Methods: Five focus groups were conducted with: (1) females in 9th-10th grades; (2) females in 11th-12th grades; (3) males in 9th-10th grades; (4) males in…
Descriptors: Females, Focus Groups, Pregnancy, Rural Areas
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Miller, Maryellen B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Sexually active college students in the United States have alarming rates of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Varying degrees of sexual health knowledge and attitudes among college students are an outcome of sexuality education in the K-12 school systems with abstinence-only or comprehensive focus. Community college…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Sexuality, Sex Education
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Domenico, Desirae M.; Jones, Karen H. – Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, 2007
Adolescent pregnancy has occurred throughout America's history. Only in recent years has it been deemed an urgent crisis, as more young adolescent mothers give birth outside of marriage. At-risk circumstances associated with adolescent pregnancy include medical and health complications, less schooling and higher dropout rates, lower career…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Pregnancy, Early Adolescents, Technical Education
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Pariera, Katrina L.; McCormack, Tiffany A. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2017
During the high school years, most young people in the United States receive school-based sexuality education, but there is little research on what they want to know about sex and sexuality but may be afraid to ask. This study is a content analysis of anonymous questions about sex (N = 645) asked by ninth-grade students from the greater Los…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Grade 9, High School Students, Questionnaires
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Pandey, Shanta; Lin, Yuan; Collier-Tenison, Shannon; Bodden, Jamie – Health & Social Work, 2012
Approximately 10 million pregnant women around the world develop night blindness annually. In India, one in 11 pregnant women suffers from night blindness. This study used a nationally representative sample of 35,248 women from India between the ages of 15 and 49 who had given birth in the past five years to understand the effect of women's…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Females, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Shefer, Tamara; Macleod, Catriona – Perspectives in Education, 2015
Research on sexual practices among young South Africans has proliferated in light of the national imperatives to challenge the spread of HIV/AIDS, gender-based violence and unwanted early pregnancies. In this special issue of "Perspectives in Education" the authors builds on this research by examining how Life Orientation (LO) or Life…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Violence
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Chowdhury, Tapashi Binte Mahmud; Siddique, Mohammed Nure Alam – Science Education International, 2017
The aim of this study was to identify the content of secondary Science curriculum excluded in teaching and learning activities, the reasons behind the omission and its impact on students' learning in the context of Bangladesh. This study used qualitative methodology. Eight teachers were selected and interviewed to investigate what they excluded…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Science, Science Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Donoghue, Christopher; Bonillas, Consuelo; Moreno, Jeniffer; Cardoza, Omara; Cheung, Melissa – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2017
Sexual and reproductive health indicators for young people in the USA have improved in recent decades, but teenage pregnancies remain high, and large differences between Whites and non-Whites persist in teenage births, abortions, and the acquisition of sexually transmitted infections. Prior research shows that young people are receptive to…
Descriptors: Sexuality, At Risk Persons, Health Behavior, Adolescents
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