School-Based Interventions for Improving Contraceptive Use in Adolescents
Description of Resource:
Adolescents have high rates of unplanned pregnancy. This systematic review sought to identify school-based interventions that improved contraceptive use among adolescents. The review identified 11 trials, including 3 programs that had some effect and were of good quality. These 3 involved students in a variety of activities instead of the usual sex education classes. Of the other 8 studies, 1 had good quality results. The overall quality of results was low.