Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography
Ebony Hughes
July 13, 2015
Fouza Yusuf

Teen Pregnancy
  Barr, Ashley B.; Simons, Ronald; Simons, Leslie Gordon, Gibbons, Frederick X; Gerrard, Meg. (2013) Teen Motherhood and Pregnancy Prototypes: The Role of Social Context in Changing Young African American Mother’s Risk Images and Contraceptive Expectations. Journal of Youth & Adolescence Vol. 42 Issue 12, p1884-1897.
          The research in this article expresses the still growing concern of rapid repeat       pregnancies among African-American adolescent females. Even with the declining rate of teen   pregnancy in the United States over the last few decades, academic and community health experts are still worried. The data collected uses a sample of over 300 African-American adolescent females and compared the relationship between being an unwed mother during adolescent years and the differences in prototypes of unmarried pregnant teens. Furthermore it explores the extent in which these prototypes accented for the adolescent mother’s later contraceptive use. The concluded findings of this article describe how teen motherhood is associated with a push towards more preferred prototypes of unwed pregnant teens and that the teens are most likely from disadvantaged areas. This journal article is a peer-reviewed source and was affirmed by the Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory through the UOP student website.
  Waddell, Elizabeth Needham; Orr, Mark G; Sackoff, Judith; Santelli, John S. (2010) Pregnancy Risk among Black, White and Hispanic Teen Girls in New York City Public Schools. Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, Vol 87, No. 3
        This article is a research study of the teen pregnancy rate and contraceptive usage among black, white and Hispanic teen girls in the New York City public school system. The overall pregnancy risk for the teens was calculated using the PRI (pregnancy risk index) methodology, which suggests an estimated...