Policy Scan: Risk Factors and Health Status of Mississippi Youth: 2012 Final Report​

Location: Mississippi 

Funders: CDC

Background: Focus4Teens focuses on the extreme concerns and consequences in Mississippi of teen pregnancy prevention, sexual behaviors, and sexually transmitted diseases. One of their goals is to address risk behaviors of sexually active youth and include instructions and demonstrations on safe practices among sexually active teens.

Research Highlights:


Mississippi State University

Social Science Research Center

1 Research Blvd #102A

Starkville, MS 39759

Email: genderimpactslab@ssrc.msstate.edu