Analysis of Secondary Stakeholder Education about Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Efforts in Gaston County, NC Public Deposited

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  • February 27, 2019
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  • Keefe, Elyse
    • Affiliation: Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Maternal and Child Health
Abstract
  • This study aims to evaluate the changes in knowledge, attitude, and beliefs about adolescent pregnancy in Gaston County among secondary stakeholders for the Gaston Youth Connected (GYC) community-wide teen pregnancy prevention project. We used both qualitative and quantitative methods, which included 24 qualitative interviews and responses to closed-ended questions about teen pregnancy and GYC approaches. Findings indicate that community presentations were effective in informing community leaders, building community buy-in, and empowering advocates to prevent adolescent pregnancy in Gaston County.
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  • Paper type: Original research
Advisor
  • Farel, Anita M.
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  • Master of Public Health
Degree granting institution
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduation year
  • 2014
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