This article analyzes the costs and benefits of a comprehensive pregnancy prevention program using community-based participatory research techniques. Researchers found that benefits to society exceeded costs by over $10,000 per year per adolescent.
A Special Supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Showcases Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Research
- 1 Putting the "Community" Into Community-Based Participatory Research
- 2 Making Evidence from Research More Relevant, Useful, and Actionable in Policy, Program Planning and Practice
- 3 Effective Recruitment of Minority Populations Through Community-Led Strategies
- 4 The Healthy Lifestyle Change Program
- 5 A Low-Literacy Medication Education Tool for Safety-Net Hospital Patients
- 6 Risk and Resilience in Latinos
- 7 Improving Disaster Mental Health Care in Schools
- 8 Building Community-Based Participatory Research Partnerships with a Somali Refugee Community
- 9 Rapid Community Participatory Assessment of Health Care in Post-Storm New Orleans
- 10 Asthma Mitigation Strategies
- 11 Children's Roles in Parents' Diabetes Self-Management
- 12 Role Development of Community Health Workers
- 13 Participants' Assessments of the Effects of a Community Health Worker Intervention on Their Diabetes Self-Management and Interactions with Healthcare Providers
- 14 Economic Evaluation of a Comprehensive Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program
- 15 School Site Visits for Community-Based Participatory Research on Healthy Eating
- 16 A Physician Team's Experiences in Community-Based Participatory Research
- 17 Community-Based Participatory Research Shows How a Community Initiative Creates Networks to Improve Well-Being
RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar Jennifer Bellot writes about losing her grandmother to complications from a medical error.
Learn how The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is dedicated to building a culture of health in Risa Lavizzo-Mourey's 2014 annual message.
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