July 22, 2017

Category: Special Populations

This 2007 paper provides an overview of the availability of data for specific adolescent sub-populations, such as rural and homeless/runaway youth, by the 21 Critical Health Objectives of Healthy People 2010.

This 2006 issue brief describes the young people who are aging out of foster care, their health status, and the barriers they face when leaving foster care.

This 2003 article compares prevalence estimates of adolescents’ cigarette, alcohol and marijuana use from one Australian and two U.S. surveys, and considers the effect of methodological differences on reported use.

This report is the result of a working seminar in 1994 that brought together experts to make recommendations on how health care reform can best address the needs of adolescents.