Adolescent pregnancy prevention: an abstinence-centered randomized controlled intervention in a Chilean public high school. Our review identified 52 effective programs: 38 with consistent impacts on reproductive health outcomes, and 14 with mixed findings across subpopulations, follow-ups, or multiple measures of a single outcome.
At least two researchers reviewed each evaluation to confirm the coding of program impacts. Healthy for Life Project HFL 22 Program to prevent risky behavior, including risky sexual behavior White mixed-sex sixth- to eighth-grade students, school setting, more than 6 months, 20 or more hours.
J Pediatr. There were also several effects of the intervention on media-related outcomes. These parent—youth relationship programs varied in their implementation approaches. Unfortunately, while the media are communicating a plethora of sexual messages, many of those messages would not be considered accurate or healthy.
The topics most frequently listed by students were that they learned information about STIs 12 responsescommunicating about sex 10 responsesand refusal skills 8 responses. Youth-development programs. As shown in Table 2almost all of the effective comprehensive sex-education program evaluations measured impacts on both sexual activity and contraceptive use.
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Births in the United States, People who are able to communicate about sexual topics with their partners are more likely to be older when they engage in first intercourse Guzma et al. We examined which programs measured and had an impact on both a sexual activity outcome and a contraception outcome.