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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, 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, 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.
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.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examines the trade-offs between the city-level and neighborhood-based approaches, looking at the Urban Health Initiative aimed at improving the health and safety of children, as a specific case study.