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January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study specifically looked at cross-sectional data of teens aged 10 to 18 from Baltimore, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Richmond, Va. SAY sampling generated 1,723 telephone interviews with parents in the four cities.
February 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Despite national prosperity which improved health outcomes for urban children from 1992-2002, disparities between children in distressed versus non-distressed cities, and between Black versus White urban children, did not improve.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This study investigated whether Boston high school students had committed various types of physical abuse against their boyfriends and girlfriends the study also examined violence committed against siblings and peers.
February 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey reported that roughly 14.5 percent of U.S. high school students considered suicide in 2006. This study used focus groups to uncover common beliefs about teen suicide
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article highlights the Urban Health Initiative's integrated evaluation design, bringing together a theory of change and a quasi-experimental approach, including comparison city usage.
October 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Center for Minority Health has developed sustainable public health interventions for the African-American community in Pittsburgh. Barbershops and beauty salons began providing vital health services and information.
July 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This paper looks at the issues of obesity, race and gender, and determines whether school environment influences body mass index (BMI) and whether the racial and gender context one grows up in may also end up affecting BMI.
April 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study examines a Housing First program in Seattle that succeeded in lowering public costs while not requiring complete sobriety among chronically-homeless individuals with severe alcohol problems.
January 28, 2009 | Journal Article
Rapid repeat pregnancies (RRPs) in adolescents are poorly understood, even though they are some of the pregnancies at highest risk for poor outcomes. This study showed that aggression was associated with higher risk of an RRP, but life history factors such as abuse and depression were not.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children's Futures is a a 10-year RWJF initiative, developed a comprehensive, citywide program in Trenton, N.J. focusing on the critical time period of prenatal care to age three to ensure health and school readiness.