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Chapel Hill League for Safe Bicycling. n.d.. Heads . . . you win. Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill League for Safe Bicycling, 1 videotape (9:30 minutes).

Annotation: This videotape was developed to provide information to an adult audience about the risks of bicycling for children, statistics on the prevalence of injuries and deaths, efficacy of a helmet in preventing head injuries in a bike crash, criteria for selecting a proper helmet and tips on helmet fit, and encouraging children to wear helmets.

Contact: Chapel Hill League for Safe Bicycling, P.O. Box 16513, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, Telephone: (919) 933-4870 $50.00 donation includes shipping and handling.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Bicycle helmets, Bicycle injuries, Injury prevention, Statistics, Videotapes

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Federal Security Agency, Social Security Administration, Children's Bureau. n.d.. Infant and childhood mortality, maternal mortality, natality: 1947 chart book of trend data for the United States; profile data for each state. Washington, DC: U.S. Children's Bureau, 93 pp.

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Oakwood Hospital Library. n.d.. Assessment of consumer health information needs in a community hospital. [Dearborn, MI]: Oakwood Hospital Library, 11 pp.

Annotation: This brief report presents in graphic form the results of a survey of consumers, both patients and medical professionals, conducted by the Oakwood Hospital Library. The questions focused on where patients got their information, how often their information need was satisfied, and whether doctors and patients would use a health information center operated by the hospital. The one-page survey questionnaires are included. A proposed budget for a consumer health information library is also included.

Contact: Oakwood Hospital, Oakwood Community Health Resource Center, 23400 Michigan Avenue , Dearborn, MI 48124, Telephone: (313) 586-4938 Web Site: https://www.oakwood.org/?id=191&sid=1 Price unknown.

Keywords: Consumers, Health sciences libraries, Information services, Michigan, Statistics, Surveys

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North Iowa Community Action Organization. n.d.. Choose your life. Clear Lake, IA: Passport Media Creations, 1 videotape.

Annotation: This videotape, told from the perspective of adolescents, discusses adolescent pregnancy, adolescent parenthood, abstinence, and adolescent sexuality. Adolescents who have become pregnant (or adolescent males who have impregnated an adolescent female) describe their experiences. Statistics about adolescent pregnancy and adolescent parents, as well as the health risks associated with adolescent pregnancy, are presented. Strategies for saying no are offered as well.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Family Services Bureau, Lucas State Office Building, Fifth Floor, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319, Telephone: (515) 281-4911 Secondary Telephone: (800) 383-3826 Web Site: http://www.idph.state.ia.us/hpcdp/family_health.asp

Keywords: Abstinence, Adolescent attitudes, Adolescent behaviors, Adolescent parents, Adolescent pregnancy, Adolescent sexuality, Adolescents, Alcohol use, Audiovisual materials, Dating, Drug use, Families, Infant health, Relationships, Statistics, Videotapes

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National Center for Social Statistics. n. d.. Statistical summary of patients served in mental retardation clinics, fiscal year 1969. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social and Rehabilitation Service, National Center for Social Statistics, 7 items. (NCSS report MR-1 (FY 69))

Annotation: This document provides data on services rendered to mentally retarded children in fiscal year 1969 by clinics supported in whole or in part by federal grants under Title V of the Social Security Act. The library also holds instructions and forms for reporting similar data in other years (1956, 1960, and 1974).

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 Fax: (202) 784-9777 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website. Document Number: NCSS Report MR-1 (FY 69).

Keywords: Children, Clinics, Mental retardation, State programs, Statistics, Title V programs

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2014. Sexual health of adolescents and young adults in the United States. Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 7 pp. (Fact sheet)

Annotation: This fact sheet provides data on sexual activity, contraceptive use, pregnancy, prevalence of sexually transmitted infections, and access to reproductive health services among adolescents and young adults in the United States.

Contact: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Telephone: (650) 854-9400 Secondary Telephone: (202) 347-5270 Fax: (650) 854-4800 Web Site: http://www.kff.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Data, Sexual behavior, Sexual health, Statistics, Trends, Young adults

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Levi J, Segal LM, St. Laurent R. 2014. Investing in America's health: A state-by-state look at public health funding and key health facts. Washington, DC: Trust for America's Health, 35 pp. (Issue report)

Annotation: This report examines public health funding and key health facts in states. Topics include flat federal funding for states, cuts in state and local funding, and variation in health statistics by state and by county. Additional topics include foundational capabilities for public health; public health accreditation; state-by-state adult, child and adolescent, and other public health indicators; and the evidence-base for community disease and injury prevention programs. Recommendations are also included.

Contact: Trust for America's Health, 1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-9870 Fax: (202) 223-9871 E-mail: info@tfah.org Web Site: http://healthyamericans.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accreditation, Community based services, Data analysis, Fundraising, Government financing, Health statistics, Prevention programs

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Solomon-Fears C. 2014. Teenage pregnancy prevention: Statistics and programs. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, 25 pp.

Annotation: This report provides statistics on teen pregnancy and births in the United States from 1950-2012, together with information on federal strategies and programs to reduce teen pregnancies. It reviews trends at both the state and national levels; discusses the financial and social costs of teen births; and discusses reasons for the fluctuation in adolescent birth rates over time. The report also describes federal strategies to reduce teen pregnancy during FY1998-FY2014 and includes descriptions of current federal pregnancy prevention programs. In conclusion, the report discusses evidence-based models based on evaluations of teen pregnancy prevention programs

Contact: Federation of American Scientists, 1725 DeSales Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington , DC 20036-4413, Telephone: (202) 546-3300 E-mail: fas@fas.org Web Site: http://www.fas.org Available from the web site.

Keywords: Adolescent pregnancy, Birth rates, Federal programs, Model programs, Pregnancy prevention, Reports, Statistics, Trends

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Mississippi First, Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, Women's Foundation of Mississippi. 2014. Sexuality education in Mississippi: Progress in the magnolia state. New York, NY: Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 38 pp.

Contact: Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 90 John Street Suite 402, New York, NY 10038, Telephone: (212) 819-9770 Fax: (212) 819-9776 E-mail: siecus@siecus.org Web Site: http://www.siecus.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Abstinence, Adolescent behavior, Adolescent pregnancy, Adolescent sexuality, Birth rates, Curricula, Mississippi, Sexuality education, State initiatives, Statistics

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Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management. 2014. diversitydatakids.org. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, 1 v.

Annotation: This website provides information on the demographics of children and families in the United States, key factors that drive child outcomes, and issues of racial/ethnic socioeconomic equity in child health and wellbeing. Users can query, compare, and analyze data by race and ethnicity; compare data across states, metropolitan areas, counties, large cities, and large school districts; explore metropolitan area maps of the Child Opportunity Index; and obtain equity assessments of social policies affecting children. Fact sheets are also available.

Contact: Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, 415 South Street MS 035, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, Telephone: (781) 736-3820 Web Site: http://heller.brandeis.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Data, Neighborhoods, Racial factors, Social policy, Socioeconomic status, Statistics



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