The proposal for this nursing research utilization project is to educate nurses on the importance of decreasing teenage pregnancy using evidence base research to implement education and training. The us teen birth rate is at an all-time low as of 2016, the teen birth rate (203 births per 1,000 girls ages 15-to-19) declined 67 percent since its peak in 1991 this represents a 9 percent drop from 2015 downward trends span all 50 states and all racial and ethnic groups teen births also. Teenage pregnancy is an important public health issue: it is common, largely preventable and associated with negative sequelae, both for the teenagers who become pregnant and for their children.
Research on teen sex trends isn't all gloom and doom in fact, from 1991 to 2017 there has been a significant decrease in the number of adolescents who report having sexual intercourse (54. The purpose of this clinical report is to review current trends and issues related to adolescent pregnancy, update practitioners on this topic, and review legal and policy implications of concern to pediatricians. Research suggests that nurse home visiting programs that include life skills and educational counseling can increase graduation rates among teenage mothers a public health nursing early intervention program for adolescent mothers: outcomes from pregnancy through 6 weeks postpartum. Successful teenage pregnancy prevention programs are positive, include teens in the planning process, and begin before adolescence and continue throughout high school the nurse is working with a pregnant adolescent.
Teenage pregnancy, why is this important kimberly o johnson american sentinel university nursing 505: theoretical foundations dr ami bhatt december 30,2012 teenage pregnancy: why is this important teen pregnancy is a critical public health issue that affects the health and educational, social and economic future of the mother and child. Decreasing trend in the incidence of teenage pregnancy births to teenagers (10-19 years old) declined to 39% (n = 19,215) in 2009 12 and 37% (n = 18 253) in 2010 13 in 2011. Addressing teenage pregnancy alongside work to reduce sexually transmitted infections is a knowsley data and trends 2 royal college nursing, research. Top 25 interesting research paper topics on teenage pregnancy are you in the process of writing a teenage pregnancy research paper, but have no idea how so select a topic it can be difficult trying to find a topic that you get emotional about, and find a lot of good quality information during the research phase. Results:the teenage pregnancy rate in south australia fell in the 1970s and 1980s, increased in the 1990s, but is declining at the turn of the century teenage abortions exceeded livebirths annually from 1994, and in 2000 the teenage abortion, birth and pregnancy rates were 224, 183 and 408 per 1,000 respectively.
The latest teen pregnancy data and metrics teen pregnancy in the united states in 2015, a total of 229,715 babies were born to women aged 15-19 years, for a birth rate of 223 per 1,000 women in this age group. Implications to women planning a pregnancy, their partners and families, their future chil- dren, the service providers who work with pregnant women, and to the health care system with advances in preconception and prenatal care, most women over the age of 35 can. Introduction teenage pregnancy is a major concern in the uk, and for the last 20 years it has the highest rates in the european union other countries with similar rates are new zealand and australia (maticka, 2001 p 15.
Teenage pregnancy prevention: statistics and programs congressional research service summary in 2014, us teen births accounted for 63% of all births and 139% of all nonmarital births. A 2013 review of teenage pregnancy in south africa, authored by samantha willan, notes a slow decline in teenage pregnancy since the 1980s this is based on data from south africa's demographic and health surveys (dhs), which are nationally representative household surveys. Teenage pregnancy otherwise known as adolescent pregnancy is defined by the united nation's world health organization as the pregnancy of teenage girls who are in-between the ages of thirteen and nineteen such girls are regarded not to have reached the legal adulthood age of getting pregnant and giving birth. Key words used included adolescent pregnancy and teenage pregnancy paired with other terms such as qualitative, grounded theory, phenomenology, ethnography, hermeneutic, and descriptive research database searches combined yielded 91 articles for possible inclusion in the sample. Teen pregnancy is estimated to cost us taxpayers between $94 and $28 billion a year 1,2 however, research suggests that implementing evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs, expanding access to medicaid family planning services, and utilizing mass media campaigns to promote safe sex may reduce teen pregnancy and lighten the burden.
Trends in teenage pregnancy in 2013, the teen pregnancy rate reached a new low it declined by 63 percent from 1990 to 2013, from 118 to 43 pregnancies per 1,000 females ages 15 to 19—the lowest rate reported since estimates began in 1972. Concerns about teenage pregnancy and unintended childbearing revolve around the immediate and long-term impact of the situation on the young woman and child as well as on society as a whole. There are many studies regarding teenage pregnancy, unsafe abortions, and family planning among teenagers, but very little is known about what happens after pregnancy, ie, the experience of teenage motherhood.
The teen pregnancy rate--the number of all pregnancies per 1,000 adolescent females ages 15-19 in a given year regardless of whether they end in a live birth, miscarriage, or abortion--is another way to measure teen pregnancy. The role of nurses in reducing teenage pregnancy despite improvements in sexual health education and services for young people, pregnancy rates and sexually transmitted infections among this group remain high. Research indicates that involving boys and young men in male only sex education may help to significantly reduce the rate of teen pregnancy over the coming years.