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Effectiveness in Disease and Injury Prevention

Introduction

This issue of MMWR introduces a new series, "Effectiveness in Disease and Injury Prevention." Future reports in this section will 1) highlight preventive measures that have proven effective and economical in public health and clinical practice and 2) describe how those measures can be integrated more effectively and economically within public health and clinical practice. In addition, reports will address needs, opportunities, and methods for assessing preventive measures. The following report summarizes the evaluation of a school health education curriculum developed to reduce selected health-risk behaviors among young persons.

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