Publication Date: May 2009
Publisher: National Council of La Raza
Author(s): Liz Sabatiuk; Ruthie Flores; Liz Sabatiuk; Ruthie Flores
Research Area: Population and Reproductive Health
Keywords: Hispanic population; Youth reproductive health; Birth control; Poverty
Coverage: United States United States
To reduce teen pregnancy, it is critical to understand not only the behavior prevention efforts are trying to change, but also the beliefs and attitudes that influence those behaviors. To that end, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy has conducted a number of surveys over the years to help youth service providers, media, educators, and the general public better understand the perspectives of teens and parents on sex, relationships, contraception, and other topics.