Markku Malmi

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PURPOSE We evaluated the impact of a positive youth development program on adolescent pregnancy, sexual behavior, risky sex, and intentions in nonmetropolitan Florida high schools. METHODS Between 2012 and 2014, the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) was compared to standard school curriculum content using a cluster randomized controlled trial design with 7,976(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the changes in HbA1c, blood pressure, and LDLc levels in participants from practices where certified diabetes educators (CDEs) implemented standardized protocols to intensify treatment compared with those receiveing usual care. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This clustered, randomized, clinical trial was implemented in community-based(More)
The national teen birth rate is higher in rural compared to urban areas. While national data suggest rural areas may present higher risk for adverse sexual health outcomes among adolescents, it is unknown whether there are differences within the state of Florida. Overall, Florida has poorer sexual health indicators for adolescents compared to national(More)
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