GEOGRAPHIC MAPPING DEMONSTRATES THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SOCIAL INEQUALITY, TEEN BIRTHS AND STDS AMONG YOUTH
- Teenage abortion rates drop, but STIs soar among the under 16s. // Paediatric Nursing;Jul2009, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p7
The article reports that, while teenage abortion rates are falling, the number of sexually transmitted infections (STI) has increased, according to data from Great Britain's Department of Health. Chlamydia, genital herpes, and genital warts diagnoses increased in the past five years. Guidelines...
- Early Detection and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Disease in Pregnant Adolescents of Low Socioeconomic Status. Matson, Steven C.; Pomeranz, Albert J.; Kamps, Kathleen A. // Clinical Pediatrics;Oct1993, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p600
This study evaluated the prevalence of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in adolescents presenting to a primary pediatric care clinic (PPCC) for the diagnosis of pregnancy and our ability to eradicate identified infections. We followed 168 pregnant adolescents of low socioeconomic status from...
- High postpartum rates of sexually transmitted infections among teens: pregnancy as a window of opportunity for prevention. Ickovics, J. R.; Niccolai, L. M.; Lewis, J. B.; Kershaw, T. S.; Ethier, K. A. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Dec2003, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p469
Objectives:To identify incidence and predictors of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae among postpartum adolescents. These estimates are compared to similar estimates among a cohort of non-pregnant, sexually active teens. Methods:203 pregnant and 208...
- Sexual health assessment. Lawrence, Matthew; Caroline Carey, Jennifer // InnovAiT;Mar2012, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p154
An increase in the rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), particularly Chlamydia, and an unacceptably high level of teenage pregnancies led the UK Government to identify sexual health as a new priority public health area in their 2004 White Paper â€˜Choosing health: making healthier...
- 'They never tell you about the consequences': young people's awareness of sexually transmitted infections. Garside, R.; Ayres, R.; Owen, M.; Pearson, V. A. H.; Roizen, J. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Sep2001, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p582
Young people are at risk from sexually transmitted infections (STIs)â€”the incidence of chlamydia in the UK is highest among young women aged 16â€“19. Despite this, young people lack knowledge about STIs and are more aware of the risks of unwanted pregnancy than their risk of acquiring...
- Chlamydia Challenge! McPhee, Andy // Human Sexuality Supplement;Nov2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p1
A quiz concerning chlamydia is presented.
- Chlamydia the hidden S.T.D. CANNELL, MICHALL // Science World;12/14/98, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p18
Discusses why chlamydia has become the most common sexually transmitted disease among adolescents in the United States. Statistics of people infected with the disease in the United States; Details on chlamydia; Ways to avoid the disease; Information on other sexually transmitted diseases.
- Closing in on Chlamydia. Flinn, Susan // Scholastic Choices (Teacher's Edition);Sep2000, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p7
There are an estimated 4 million new cases of chlamydia each year in the United States. One out of every 10 adolescent girls tested for an STI has chlamydia.
- What Do You Know About STDs? // Science World (Teacher's Edition);12/10/2001, Vol. 58 Issue 7, pTE 3
Focuses on sexually transmitted diseases including chlamydia.