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McKay,A. (2013). “Trends in Canadian National and Provincial/Territorial Rates: 2001-2010,” TheCanadian Journal of Human Sexuality,21 (3-4): 161-177.
Theobjective of this study was providing educative information to theCanadian people regarding teen pregnancy. It focuses on causes,preventions, and obstacles that are hindering the government fromachieving high success. The researchers determined teen pregnancytrends in the country using data gathered between 2001 and 2010. Thedata is highly reliable considering that Alexander McKay conducted itin collaboration with numerous health care professionals.
Sarantaki,A. & Koutelekos, I. (2013). “Teenage Pregnancy,” HealthScience Journal.7 (9). 176-184.
Thisstudy is based on data gathered in both United States and the UnitedKingdom. The researchers concluded that lack of opportunity andsocioeconomic disadvantage are the key drawbacks that have enhancedthe high rate of childbearing in these countries. Besides, theresearch does evaluate teenage pregnancy solutions at national andlocal personal level.
Spencer,N. (2001). “The social patterning of teenage pregnancy,” Journalof Epidemiology and Community Health.55(5): 1-5.
Theobjective of this study was evaluating the social causes of teenpregnancy in the developed nations. The data was used in theresearch was gathered in the United States, UK, and Canada. Theresearchers concluded that poverty, social economic disadvantages,poor parental care, and single parenting as some of the factors thathave accelerated high teen pregnancy rate.
Gueorguieva,R.V., Carter, R.L, Ariet, M. Roth, J., Mahan, C.S. & Resnick,M.B. (2000). “Effect of Teenage Pregnancy on EducationalDisabilities in Kindergarten,” AmericanJournal ofEpidemiology.47(3). 613-642.
Accordingto the research, teenage pregnancy is a major concern because itcauses long-term morbidity and adverse effects on perinatal health.The study evaluates major causes of teenage pregnancy, with specialconcern on influence of education on teenage pregnancy.
Stanger-Hall,K.F. & Hall, D.W. (2011). “Abstinence-Only Education and TeenPregnancy Rates: Why We Need Comprehensive Sex Education in the U.S,”PLoS ONE 6(10): e24658. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024658
Thisstudy focuses on appropriate education that should be taught in USpublic schools in order to reduce the rate of teen pregnancy. Theresearch compares the most efficient solution for preventing teenpregnancy in the US between lobbying for abstinence or providingtarget youth with comprehensive sexual education such as usingcontraceptives. The