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Pennsylvania Resources


State Statistics

Pennsylvania State Health Department

http://www.health.state.pa.us/:  Department of Health


Pennsylvania Title V Office

http://www.health.state.pa.us/gi/mis%5Fsub3.htm:  Deputy Secretary For Public Health Programs, Bureau of Family Health.


National Maternal & Child Health Clearinghouse; State Resources

www.nmchc.orgNational Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse; Toll-Free Number: (888) 434-4MCH.

http://mchb.hrsa.gov/data/Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Title V is administered by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), as part of the Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

http://www.nmchc.org/html/states.htm:  State resource links.

http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/:  Maternal and Child Health Bureau

http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/adolescents/abstinence.htm:  Special Projects of Regional and National Significance: Community-Based Abstinence Education under Title V of the Social Security Act.


http://www.health.state.pa.us/php/abstinen.htm:  Abstinence Education and Related Services.

http://www.health.state.pa.us/pdf/php/abstinence1.pdf:  Abstinence Education and Related Services, Grant Application.

Maternal & Child Health Director

Mary D Little

Bureau Director

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Bureau of Family Health

Health & Welfare Building Room 733

PO Box 90

Harrisburg, PA 17108

(717) 787-7192

(717) 772-0323



Sexually Transmitted Disease Map of Statistics

CDC Data and Statistics:

http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/chlamydia.htm:  CDC National Profile, Chlamydia 2004.

http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/gonorrhea.htm:  CDC National Profile, Gonorrhea 2004.

http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/syphilis.htm:  CDC National Profile, Syphilis 2004.

http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/otherstds.htm:  CDC National Profile, Other STDs 2004.


http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/2004SurveillanceReport.pdf   HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, 2004.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pubs/Facts/At-A-Glance.htm:  HIV/AIDS At A Glance, 2003.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table12.htm:  Persons reported to be living with HIV infection and with AIDS, by state and age group, reported through December 2002.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table14.htm:  AIDS cases and annual rates per 100,000 population, by area and age group, reported through December 2002, United States.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasr1402/table15.htm Cases of HIV infection (not AIDS), by persons’ area of residence and age category, reported through December 2002.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/AIDS_CasesAnnual _Rates2002.pdf:  AIDS cases by metropolitan area and age, 2002.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/stats/hasrsuppVol9No2.htm:  Characteristics of people living with AIDS at the end of 2001.


http://www.niaid.nih.gov/publications/stds.htm:  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, fact sheets on sexually transmitted diseases.


Pennsylvania STD/HIV Statistics:

http://www.health.state.pa.us/php/std/charts.htm:  STD charts and graphs.

http://www.health.state.pa.us/php/std/stdcount2.htm:  County Data Tables—Gonorrhea/Chlamydia.

http://www.health.state.pa.us/epidemiology/Q3_2000_PA_AIDS.pdf:  HIV/AIDS Quarterly Summary, September 2000.


Pregnancy Statistics And Rates.  Out-Of Wedlock Births, Abortions, Deaths.

National Statistics:

http://www.childtrends.org/table2_99.aspBirth rates for females 15-19 & pregnancy and abortion rates for females 15-19 by state.

http://www.childtrends.org/table1_99.aspBirths to mother under age 20, births to unmarried mothers, sexually active teens & teen births that are repeat births.

http://www.childtrends.org/PDF/FAAG2002.pdf:  Facts at a glance 2002.

http://www.childtrends.org/factlink.asp:  National Vital Statistics.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr49/nvsr49_05.pdf:  Births: Preliminary Data for 2000.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr49/nvsr49_01.pdf:  Births: Final data for 1999.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/hus/tables/99hus022.pdf:  National Fetal Deaths.

http://www.socio.com/data_arc/daappp_0.htm:  Data archive on adolescent pregnancy.

http://www.teenpregnancy.org/usa/statebystate.htm:  Teen Pregnancy State Statistics.


Pennsylvania Statistics:

http://webserver.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=175&Q=201645:  Preliminary 2002 Births and Deaths.

http://webserver.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=175&Q=231871:  2002 County Health Profiles.

http://webserver.health.state.pa.us/health/lib/health/2001%20birth.pdf:  Births, 2001.

http://webserver.health.state.pa.us/health/lib/health/2000%20preg.pdf:  Reported pregnancies, 2000.

http://webserver.health.state.pa.us/health/lib/health/2000%20death.pdf:  Deaths, 2000.

http://webserver.health.state.pa.us/health/lib/health/2001%20abort.pdf:  Induced abortions, 2001.


Pennsylvania State Vital Statistics




State Legal Issues

Pennsylvania State Government Home Page Web Site


http://members.aol.com/StatutesPA/Index.html:  Pennsylvania Statutes.


Sex Education & HIV Laws For Pennsylvania



State Curricula for Sex Education

Curricula Adoption Laws and Procedure


http://members.aol.com/StatutesP5/24.Cp.8.html:  Title 24 Education: Article VIII. Books, Furniture and Supplies.


State Laws On Character Education



Age Of Sexual Consent Laws For Pennsylvania

http://members.aol.com/StatutesP8/18PA3122.html:  Statutory sexual assault.


Statutory Rape Laws For Pennsylvania

http://members.aol.com/StatutesP8/18PA3121.html:  Rape.


Sexual Assault Laws For Pennsylvania

http://members.aol.com/StatutesP8/18PA3122.html:  Statutory sexual assault.

http://members.aol.com/StatutesP8/18PA3123.html:  Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.

http://members.aol.com/StatutesP8/18PA3124.1.html:  Sexual assault.

http://members.aol.com/StatutesP8/18PA3125.html:  Aggravated indecent assault.

http://members.aol.com/StatutesP8/18PA3126.html:  Indecent assault.


Sodomy Laws For Pennsylvania

No specific statute for sodomy.


Sexual Harassment Laws For Pennsylvania

No specific statute for sexual harassment.


http://members.aol.com/StatutesP8/18PA2709.html:  Assault: 2907 Harassment and stalking.


Sexual Abuse Reporting Procedures & Requirements For Pennsylvania


http://members.aol.com/StatutesP5/23.Cp.63B.html:  Provisions and responsibilities for reporting suspected child abuse.



http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/The National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information is a national resource for professionals seeking information on child maltreatment.


http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/general/legal/index.cfmNational Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information; Links on this site show you overviews of state-by-state statutes and reporting laws.  The following web site and e-mail address provide links to this site, contact person information and the main office address and phone number for the National Clearinghouse:

Internet: http://nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/

E-Mail: nccanch@caliber.com


http://www.childhelpusa.org/report_local.htmChildhelp USA


Legal Age Of Marriage Allowed Without Parental Consent Laws For Pennsylvania

http://members.aol.com/StatutesPA/23.Cp.13.html:  Title 23 Domestic Relations: Marriage, Chapter 13 Marriage License 1304 restrictions on issuance of license.



State Family Resources

State Office for Family Research Council

http://www.frc.org/:  Home page web site for the Family Research Council.

http://www.pafamily.org/:  Pennsylvania Family Institute 1240 N. Mountain Road Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 545-0600.

http://www.commonwealthfoundation.org/:  Commonwealth Foundation (PA) 3544 N. Progress Ave. Suite 102 Harrisburg, PA 17110 (717) 671-1901.