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Missouri Resources


State Statistics

Missouri State Health Department

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/:  Department of Health.


Missouri Title V Office

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/Health/index.html:  Department of Health Directory.


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.dhss.mo.gov/AdolescentHealth/Education.html:  Abstinence education.


Maternal & Child Health Director

Melinda Sanders
Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573) 751-6266
Toll-Free: (800) 877-6246
Fax: (573) 751-6185


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.


Missouri STD/HIV Statistics:

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/HIV_STD_AIDS/03statsheet.pdf:  HIV/STD statistics, 2003.

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/HIV_STD_AIDS/2004EpidemiologicProfile.pdf:  2004 Epidemiologic Profiles of HIV/AIDS and STDs.


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 and 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.


Missouri Statistics:

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/VitalStatistics/MVS04/Preface.pdf:  Vital Statistics, 2004.

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/VitalStatistics/MVS04/Table6.pdf:  Resident Live Births by Age of  Mother and Marital Status.

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/VitalStatistics/MVS04/Table7.pdf:  Teenage Resident Live Births by Age of Mother, 2004.

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/VitalStatistics/MVS04/Table11.pdf:  Resident Teenage Pregnancies and  Abortions by County, 2004.

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/VitalStatistics/MVS04/Table15.pdf:  Resident Abortions by Age and Marital Status, 2004.

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/VitalStatistics/MVS04/Table25.pdf:  Resident Infant Deaths and Rates Per 1,000 Live Births by Age of Mother, 2004.


Missouri State Vital Statistics

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/VitalStatistics/:  Vital Statistics.



State Legal Issues

Missouri Government Home Page Web Site




Sex Education & HIV Laws For Missouri


http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C100-199/1700000015.HTM:  Human sexuality and STD instruction.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C100-199/1910000668.HTM:  HIV/AIDS education.

http://www.dese.mo.gov/schoollaw/LegFolder/SB163sum.htm:  Sexual education and abstinence.


State Curricula for Sex Education

Curricula Adoption Laws and Procedure


http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C100-199/1700000051.HTM:  Textbooks.


State Laws On Character Education



Age Of Sexual Consent Laws For Missouri


http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000034.HTM:  Statutory rape, second degree.


Statutory Rape Laws For Missouri


http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000032.HTM:  Statutory rape, first degree.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000034.HTM:  Statutory rape, second degree.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000030.HTM:  Forcible rape.


Sexual Assault Laws For Missouri

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000040.HTM:  Sexual assault.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000070.HTM:  Deviate sexual assault.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000083.HTM:  Sexual misconduct involving a child.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000090.HTM:  Sexual misconduct, first degree.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000093.HTM:  Sexual misconduct, second degree.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000095.HTM:  Sexual misconduct, third degree.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000100.HTM:  Sexual abuse.


Sodomy Laws For Missouri

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000060.HTM:  Forcible sodomy.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000062.HTM:  Statutory sodomy, first degree.

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C500-599/5660000064.HTM:  Statutory sodomy, second degree.


Sexual Harassment Laws For Missouri

No specific statute for sexual harassment.


Sexual Abuse Reporting Procedures & Requirements For Missouri


http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C200-299/2100000115.HTM:  Reports of 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 Missouri

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C400-499/4510000090.HTM:  Issuance of license prohibited, when--parental consent, when required.



State Family Resources

State Office for Family Research Council


http://www.frc.org/:  Home page web site for the Family Research Council 801 G. Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 393-2100.

No state policy council.