Programs and services to prevent pregnancy, childbearing, and poor birth outcomes among adolescents in rural areas of the southeastern United States.

@article{Loda1997ProgramsAS,
  title={Programs and services to prevent pregnancy, childbearing, and poor birth outcomes among adolescents in rural areas of the southeastern United States.},
  author={M. D. Frank A. Loda and Ilene S Speizer and Kent Martin and J D Skatrud and Timothy J. Bennett},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          157-66
        }
}
PURPOSE To illustrate how rural adolescents' needs for pregnancy prevention and improved birth outcomes are currently being addressed, and to suggest strategies for future programs. METHODS Local and state-level informants knowledgeable about services to adolescents in the Southeastern United States were identified. Semistructured interviews were used to determine the program start date and time frame, funding sources, target population, participating counties, implementing agency or… CONTINUE READING

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