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HIV, Other STIs, and Teen Pregnancy: Youth Development Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Sexual Risk Behaviors in Adolescents Coordinated with – Sports or Club Participation

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What the CPSTF Found

About The Systematic Review

The CPSTF finding is based on evidence from a systematic review of 1 study (search period 1980-2008). The systematic review was conducted on behalf of the CPSTF by a team of specialists in systematic review methods, and in research, practice, and policy related to preventing HIV/AIDS, other STIs, and teen pregnancy.

Summary of Results

Detailed results from the systematic review are available in the CPSTF finding pdf icon [PDF - 132 KB].

  • The one study that qualified for the review reported a 41% reduction in self-reported pregnancy among program participants, but this effect could not be clearly attributed to youth development behavioral interventions with sports or club participation.

Summary of Economic Evidence

An economic review of this intervention was not conducted because the CPSTF did not have enough information to determine if the intervention works.

Applicability

Applicability of this intervention across different settings and populations was not assessed because the CPSTF did not have enough information to determine if the intervention works.

Evidence Gaps

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Study Characteristics

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