Interim Impacts of Teen PEP in New Jersey and North Carolina High Schools
Impact Report from the Evaluation of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Approaches
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Mathematica Policy Research
Mar 30, 2016
- Teen PEP succeeded in increasing student exposure to information on reproductive health topics such as abstinence, birth control methods, and STIs.
- Students in schools that offered Teen PEP reported greater knowledge of preventing pregnancy and STI transmission.
- We found no evidence of statistically significant impacts of Teen PEP on rates of sexual activity or unprotected sex.
Evaluation of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Approaches
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health