Let’s See: Pulse Short-Term Impact Results

Date: March 6th, 2020

Authors: Elizabeth Cook, Research Scientist from Child Trends and Nick Sufrinko and Mila Garrido, Healthy Teen Network

From 2016 to 2019, Child Trends conducted a randomized control trial with 2,317 young women to evaluate the impact of Pulse. Pulse is a web-based mobile app intervention, developed by Healthy Teen Network, that provides comprehensive, medically accurate sexual and reproductive health information to young women, in English and Spanish.

The six-week short term follow-up survey found:

For more information on these findings please see this brief from Child Trends and this article published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

This project was made possible by Grant Number TP2AH000038 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Populations Affairs (OPA).

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