Teen pregnancy prevention: current perspectives

@article{Lavin2012TeenPP,
  title={Teen pregnancy prevention: current perspectives},
  author={C Lavin and Joanne E. Cox},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={24},
  pages={462–469}
}
  • C. Lavin, J. Cox
  • Published 1 August 2012
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pediatrics
Purpose of review Teen pregnancy has been subject of public concern for many years. In the United States, despite nearly 2 decades of declining teen pregnancy and birth rates, the problem persists, with significant disparities present across racial groups and in state-specific rates. This review examines recent trends, pregnancy prevention initiatives and family planning policies that address the special needs of vulnerable youth. Recent findings Unintended teen pregnancies impose potentially… 
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