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					                               Maryland State Department of Education
                                 2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                          Teacher Results

          1. Health education course is required for students in any of grades 6 through 12 .




Yes                                                                                              90


      0    10         20        30        40         50        60         70        80          90    100
                                                   Percent

                                                    Overall
                                           Maryland State Department of Education
                                             2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                      Teacher Results

 2. Teachers are required to use each of the following materials in a required health education course for students in
                                              any of grades 6 through 12.*




              The National Health
                                                                                         67
             Education Standards


     Your state's curriculum, set of
                                                                                                      84
       guidelines, or framework


     Your district's curriculum, set
                                                                                                                 98
     of guidelines, or framework


      Your school's curriculum, set
                                                                                          69
      of guidelines, or framework


                                       0    10     20      30      40     50        60   70      80        90    100
                                                                        Percent

                                                                         Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

 2. Teachers are required to use each of the following materials in a required health education course for students in
                                              any of grades 6 through 12.*




      Any materials from health organizations, such as the
                                                                                37
     American Red Cross or the American Cancer Society


              A commercially-developed student textbook                                               63




               A commercially-developed teacher's guide                                     53



                                                             0   10   20   30   40     50        60        70   80   90   100
                                                                                     Percent

                                                                                      Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

3. Teachers tried to increase student knowledge on each of the following topics in a required health education course
                                           in any of grades 6 through 12.*




     Accident or injury prevention                                                                             93



        Alcohol or other drug use
                                                                                                                     100
               prevention


                Consumer health                                                                      84



          CPR (cardiopulmonary
                                                                                 54
             resuscitation)

                                     0    10     20      30     40      50            60   70   80        90        100
                                                                     Percent

                                                                       Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                        Maryland State Department of Education
                                          2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                   Teacher Results

3. Teachers tried to increase student knowledge on each of the following topics in a required health education course
                                           in any of grades 6 through 12.*




                Death and dying                                                 55




           Dental and oral health                                    46




     Emotional and mental health                                                                              96




            Environmental health                                                          63



                                    0    10     20      30     40      50            60        70   80   90    100
                                                                     Percent

                                                                      Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

3. Teachers tried to increase student knowledge on each of the following topics in a required health education course
                                           in any of grades 6 through 12.*




                    First Aid                                                              73




     Growth and development                                                                                93



           HIV (human
      immunodeficiency virus)                                                                                    99
           prevention


             Human sexuality                                                                               93



                                0    10      20      30      40      50       60      70        80    90        100
                                                                   Percent

                                                                    Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

3. Teachers tried to increase student knowledge on each of the following topics in a required health education course
                                           in any of grades 6 through 12.*




               Immunization and                                                        69
                 vaccinations


            Nutrition and dietary
                                                                                                               99
                   behavior



               Personal hygiene                                                                 80




     Physical activity and fitness                                                                             99



                                     0   10      20     30      40     50         60   70      80      90     100
                                                                     Percent

                                                                      Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

3. Teachers tried to increase student knowledge on each of the following topics in a required health education course
                                           in any of grades 6 through 12.*




         Pregnancy prevention                                                                              91




     STD (sexually transmitted                                                                                  96
       disease) prevention



            Suicide prevention                                                                       87




      Sun safety or skin cancer
                                                                                           74
             prevention

                                  0   10     20      30       40      50       60     70        80    90         100
                                                                   Percent

                                                                     Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                        Maryland State Department of Education
                                          2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                   Teacher Results

3. Teachers tried to increase student knowledge on each of the following topics in a required health education course
                                           in any of grades 6 through 12.*




          Tobacco use prevention                                                                                  99



     Violence prevention (such as
          bullying, fighting, or                                                                            93
               homicide)

                                    0    10      20     30     40      50        60    70      80      90        100
                                                                     Percent

                                                                      Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

4. Teachers tried to improve each of the following student skills in a required health education course in any of grades
                                                     6 through 12.*


          Accessing valid health
        information, products, and                                                                        89
                 services


       Advocating for personal,
                                                                                                               91
     family, and community health



     Analysis of media messages                                                                                     95




                  Communication                                                                                      97




                 Decision making                                                                                          99



                                     0    10     20      30      40      50       60     70      80       90             100
                                                                       Percent

                                                                        Overall
*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                        Maryland State Department of Education
                                          2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                   Teacher Results

4. Teachers tried to improve each of the following student skills in a required health education course in any of grades
                                                     6 through 12.*




                    Goal setting                                                                                   97




              Conflict resolution                                                                             93



     Resisting peer pressure for
      unhealthy behaviors (i.e.,                                                                                    99
            refusal skills)


           Stress management                                                                                  93



                                    0   10     20       30      40      50       60      70      80      90        100
                                                                      Percent

                                                                       Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

  5. Teachers used each of the following teaching methods in a required health education course in any of grades 6
                                                   through 12.*




              Group discussions                                                                                  99




     Cooperative group activities                                                                                99




        Role play, simulations, or
                                                                                                           94
                practice


       Language, performing, or
                                                                                            71
             visual arts

                                     0   10      20      30     40      50        60   70        80   90        100
                                                                      Percent

                                                                       Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

  5. Teachers used each of the following teaching methods in a required health education course in any of grades 6
                                                   through 12.*




     Pledges or contracts for
                                                                               54
        behavior change



             Peer educators                                                              64




                 The Internet                                                                                91




         Computer-assisted
                                                                                              68
            instruction


                                0   10        20      30      40      50            60        70   80   90        100
                                                                    Percent

                                                                     Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                          Maryland State Department of Education
                                            2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                     Teacher Results

 6. Teachers used each of the following teaching methods to highlight diversity or the values of various cultures in a
                          required health education course in any of grades 6 through 12.*


       Use textbooks or curricular materials reflective of various
                                                                                                                  77
                               cultures



     Use textbooks or curricular materials designed for students                   27
                  with limited English proficiency



     Ask students to share their own cultural experiences related                                                  79
                           to health topics



                Teach about cultural differences and similarities                                                      81




     Modify teaching methods to match students' learning styles,
                                                                                                                                 94
                   health beliefs, or cultural values


                                                                     0   10   20   30   40     50       60   70   80        90    100
                                                                                             Percent

                                                                                              Overall
*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                           Maryland State Department of Education
                                             2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                      Teacher Results

  7. Teachers asked students to participate in each of the following activities as part of a required health education
                                       course in any of grades 6 through 12.*




           Perform volunteer work at a hospital, a local health
          department, or any other community organization that               14
                       addresses health issues



       Participate in or attend a school or community health fair                  21




     Gather information about health services that are available
                                                                                                                  69
                         in the community



              Visit a store to compare prices of health products                        28



                                                                    0   10    20        30   40     50       60   70   80   90   100
                                                                                                  Percent

                                                                                                   Overall


*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                            Maryland State Department of Education
                                              2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                       Teacher Results

  7. Teachers asked students to participate in each of the following activities as part of a required health education
                                       course in any of grades 6 through 12.*




          Identify potential injury sites at school, home, or in the
                                                                                                                    65
                                  community


     Identify and analyze advertising in the community designed
                                                                                                                          79
        to influence health behaviors or health risk behaviors



                             Advocate for a health-related issue                                               61




        Complete homework assignments with family members                                                                      89



                                                                       0   10   20   30   40     50       60         70   80   90   100
                                                                                               Percent

                                                                                                Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                          Maryland State Department of Education
                                            2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                     Teacher Results

  8. Teachers taught each of the following tobacco use prevention topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




       Short- and long-term health consequences of cigarette
     smoking (such as stained teeth, bad breath, heart disease,                                                                   99
                            and cancer)


         Benefits of not smoking cigarettes (including long- and
        short-term health benefits, social benefits, environmental                                                                99
                     benefits, and financial benefits)



                                  Risks of cigar or pipe smoking                                                            91



                                                                     0   10   20   30   40     50       60   70   80   90        100
                                                                                             Percent

                                                                                              Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

  8. Teachers taught each of the following tobacco use prevention topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




      Short- and long-term health
       consequences of using                                                                                   99
         smokeless tobacco

            Benefits of not using
                                                                                                              98
            smokeless tobacco


     Addictive effects of nicotine                                                                             99
        in tobacco products

                                     0   10      20     30      40     50         60   70     80      90      100
                                                                     Percent

                                                                      Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                          Maryland State Department of Education
                                            2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                     Teacher Results

  8. Teachers taught each of the following tobacco use prevention topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




     How many young people use
                                                                                                            95
             tobacco

      The number of illnesses and
       deaths related to tobacco                                                                                 98
                  use

           Influence of families on                                                                        94
                 tobacco use

                                      0    10      20     30     40      50        60   70    80      90         100
                                                                       Percent

                                                                        Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                          Maryland State Department of Education
                                            2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                     Teacher Results

  8. Teachers taught each of the following tobacco use prevention topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




        Influence of the media on
                                                                                                                 96
               tobacco use


      Social or cultural influences
                                                                                                            92
           on tobacco use

     How to find valid information
        or services related to                                                               74
       tobacco use cessation

                                      0    10     20      30     40      50        60   70        80   90         100
                                                                      Percent

                                                                        Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                           Maryland State Department of Education
                                             2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                      Teacher Results

  8. Teachers taught each of the following tobacco use prevention topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




             Making a personal
           commitment not to use                                                                   84
                 tobacco

      How students can influence
      or support others to prevent                                                                            93
             tobacco use

      How students can influence
     or support others in efforts to                                                                         91
          quit using tobacco

                                       0    10      20     30     40      50        60   70   80        90         100
                                                                        Percent

                                                                         Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                        Maryland State Department of Education
                                          2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                   Teacher Results

  8. Teachers taught each of the following tobacco use prevention topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




                               How to say no to tobacco use                                                            99



     The health effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS)                                                           99
                       or second-hand smoke

                                                               0   10   20   30   40     50       60   70   80   90   100
                                                                                       Percent

                                                                                        Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

 9. Teachers taught each of the following HIV prevention topics in a required health education course for students in
                                             any of grades 6 through 12.*




        Abstinence as the most
     effective method to avoid HIV                                                                              98
                infection



           How HIV is transmitted                                                                               98




       How HIV affects the human                                                                               97
                 body



            How to correctly use a                                    46
                  condom


                                     0    10      20     30      40     50        60    70      80      90      100
                                                                      Percent

                                                                       Overall



*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                          Maryland State Department of Education
                                            2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                     Teacher Results

 9. Teachers taught each of the following HIV prevention topics in a required health education course for students in
                                             any of grades 6 through 12.*




     Condom efficacy, that is, how
      well condoms work and do                                                                       81
               not work

     Influence of alcohol and other
        drugs on HIV-related risk                                                                                        95
               behaviors


      Social or cultural influences
                                                                                                          84
     on HIV-related risk behaviors


      The number of young people
                                                                                                                    92
             who get HIV


                                      0    10      20     30      40     50        60   70      80             90             100
                                                                       Percent

                                                                        Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                         Maryland State Department of Education
                                           2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                    Teacher Results

 9. Teachers taught each of the following HIV prevention topics in a required health education course for students in
                                             any of grades 6 through 12.*




     How to find valid information
     or services related to HIV or                                                                   85
              HIV testing

        Compassion for persons
                                                                                                           90
         living with HIV or AIDS

                                     0   10      20      30     40      50        60    70      80        90    100
                                                                     Percent

                                                                       Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                          Maryland State Department of Education
                                            2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                     Teacher Results

   10. Teachers taught each of the following nutrition and dietary topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




     The benefits of healthy eating                                                                                98



         Identifying Food Guide
        Pyramid food groups and                                                                               94
        serving recommendations


                 Using food labels                                                                       90



       Aiming for a healthy weight
       (balancing food intake and                                                                            92
            physical activity)

                                      0     10     20     30      40     50        60   70      80      90         100
                                                                       Percent

                                                                        Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                           Maryland State Department of Education
                                             2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                      Teacher Results

   10. Teachers taught each of the following nutrition and dietary topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




     Choosing a variety of grains
                                                                                                      86
     daily, especially whole grains


        Choosing a variety of fruits
                                                                                                             91
          and vegetables daily

         Choosing a diet low in
      saturated fat and cholesterol                                                                          91
        and moderate in total fat


      Moderating intake of sugars                                                                            91



                                       0    10      20     30      40     50        60   70     80      90        100
                                                                        Percent

                                                                         Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                        Maryland State Department of Education
                                          2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                   Teacher Results

   10. Teachers taught each of the following nutrition and dietary topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




         Choosing and preparing
                                                                                                 79
           foods with less salt


      Choosing more calcium-rich
                                                                                                    80
                foods



         Keeping food safe to eat                                                              77




     Preparing healthy meals and
                                                                                                         87
               snacks

                                    0    10      20     30      40      50       60     70      80       90     100
                                                                     Percent

                                                                       Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

   10. Teachers taught each of the following nutrition and dietary topics in a required health education course for
                                       students in any of grades 6 through 12.*




     Risks of unhealthy weight
                                                                                                                  96
         control practices


          Accepting body size                                                                                92
              differences



             Eating disorders                                                                                 94



                                 0   10      20      30       40      50       60      70      80       90         100
                                                                    Percent

                                                                     Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                           Maryland State Department of Education
                                             2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                      Teacher Results

11. Teachers taught each of the following physical activity topics in a required health education course for students in
                                             any of grades 6 through 12.*




       The physical, psychological, or social benefits of physical
                                                                                                                                   95
                                activity


       Health-related fitness (i.e. cardiovascular endurance,
     muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body                                                        82
                            composition)


          Phases of a workout (i.e., warm-up, workout, and cool
                                                                                                                   74
                                  down)


         How much physical activity is enough (i.e., determining
                                                                                                                    77
         frequency, intensity, time, and type of physical activity)


                                                                      0   10   20   30   40     50       60   70    80        90   100
                                                                                              Percent

                                                                                               Overall



*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                          Maryland State Department of Education
                                            2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                     Teacher Results

11. Teachers taught each of the following physical activity topics in a required health education course for students in
                                             any of grades 6 through 12.*




              Developing an individualized physical activity plan                                           63




               Monitoring progress toward reaching goals in an
                                                                                                       57
                     individualized physical activity plan



                         Overcoming barriers to physical activity                                                     72




     Decreasing sedentary activities such as television watching                                                                88



                                                                    0   10   20   30   40     50       60        70        80   90   100
                                                                                            Percent

                                                                                             Overall




*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                           Maryland State Department of Education
                                             2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                      Teacher Results

11. Teachers taught each of the following physical activity topics in a required health education course for students in
                                             any of grades 6 through 12.*




           Opportunities for physical activity in the community                                                 73




                      Preventing injury during physical activity                                                 76




           Weather-related safety (e.g., avoiding heat stroke,
                                                                                                                     77
           hypothermia, and sunburn while physically active)


     Dangers of using performance-enhancing drugs, such as
                                                                                                                          88
                            steroids


                                                                   0   10   20   30   40     50       60   70        80   90   100
                                                                                           Percent

                                                                                            Overall



*Among those schools that required a health education course for students in any of grades 6 through 12.
                                   Maryland State Department of Education
                                     2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                              Teacher Results

                12. Information on tobacco use prevention was provided in the following grades.




  Sixth grade                                                                                     89




Seventh grade                                                                         75




 Eighth grade                                                                  67



                 0       10       20       30        40       50       60       70         80     90   100
                                                           Percent

                                                             Overall
                                Maryland State Department of Education
                                  2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                           Teacher Results

             12. Information on tobacco use prevention was provided in the following grades.




   Ninth grade                                                                             83




  Tenth grade                                                                69




Eleventh grade                                                       60




 Twelfth grade                                                      58



                 0     10       20       30       40       50       60       70       80        90   100
                                                         Percent

                                                          Overall
                                Maryland State Department of Education
                                  2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                           Teacher Results

    13. Required tobacco use prevention units or lessons are taught in each of the following courses.




                 Science                          29




Home economics or family
                                             21
 and consumer education



       Physical education                         28



                            0   10      20        30    40      50       60      70      80      90     100
                                                              Percent

                                                               Overall
                                        Maryland State Department of Education
                                          2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                   Teacher Results

     13. Required tobacco use prevention units or lessons are taught in each of the following courses.




Family life education or life                                 33
            skills



         Special education                          25




             Social studies         5



                                0       10     20        30        40     50       60   70   80   90     100
                                                                        Percent

                                                                         Overall
                                 Maryland State Department of Education
                                   2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                            Teacher Results

         14. Required HIV prevention units or lessons are taught in each of the following courses.




                 Science                               36




Home economics or family
                                         18
 and consumer education



       Physical education              16



                            0   10       20      30      40      50       60      70      80         90   100
                                                               Percent

                                                                Overall
                                        Maryland State Department of Education
                                          2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                   Teacher Results

           14. Required HIV prevention units or lessons are taught in each of the following courses.




Family life education or life                                      43
            skills



         Special education                      19




             Social studies         4



                                0       10     20      30     40          50       60   70   80        90   100
                                                                        Percent

                                                                         Overall
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

     15. Health education staff worked with each of the following groups on health education activities.




                           Physical education staff                                                  79




        School health services staff (e.g., nurses)                                             69




School mental health or social services staff (e.g.,                                  54
 psychologists, counselors, and social workers)

                                                       0   10   20   30   40     50        60   70   80   90   100
                                                                               Percent

                                                                                Overall
                                  Maryland State Department of Education
                                    2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                             Teacher Results

     15. Health education staff worked with each of the following groups on health education activities.




       Food service staff            13




   Community members                                                       59




Teachers in other subject                                                       64
        areas

                            0   10        20     30      40       50       60        70    80      90      100
                                                               Percent

                                                                 Overall
                                    Maryland State Department of Education
                                      2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                               Teacher Results

                               16. The school did each of the following activities.




 Provided families with information on the health education
                                                                                                                     91
                          program



Met with a parents' organization such as the PTA or PTO to
                                                                            29
           discuss the health education program



 Invited family members to attend a health education class                                            66



                                                              0   10   20   30   40     50       60   70   80   90        100
                                                                                      Percent

                                                                                       Overall
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

17. During the past 2 years, teachers received staff development (such as workshops, conferences, continuing
         education, or any other kind of in-service) on each of the following health education topics.




  Accident or injury prevention                             37




     Alcohol or other drug use
                                                                                    66
            prevention



             Consumer health                   19




       CPR (cardiopulmonary
                                                                               59
          resuscitation)

                                  0    10     20      30     40      50        60    70   80     90      100
                                                                  Percent

                                                                    Overall
                                     Maryland State Department of Education
                                       2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                Teacher Results

17. During the past 2 years, teachers received staff development (such as workshops, conferences, continuing
         education, or any other kind of in-service) on each of the following health education topics.




             Death and dying             9




        Dental and oral health       6




  Emotional and mental health                                34




         Environmental health                 15



                                 0       10        20   30        40     50       60   70   80   90      100
                                                                       Percent

                                                                        Overall
                                  Maryland State Department of Education
                                    2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                             Teacher Results

17. During the past 2 years, teachers received staff development (such as workshops, conferences, continuing
         education, or any other kind of in-service) on each of the following health education topics.




                 First aid                                      46




  Growth and development                              34



       HIV (human
  immunodeficiency virus)                                                       67
       prevention


         Human sexuality                                                   58



                             0   10      20      30        40     50       60    70      80      90      100
                                                                Percent

                                                                 Overall
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

17. During the past 2 years, teachers received staff development (such as workshops, conferences, continuing
         education, or any other kind of in-service) on each of the following health education topics.




            Immunization and                   20
              vaccinations


         Nutrition and dietary
                                                                           50
                behavior



            Personal hygiene           10




  Physical activity and fitness                                   43



                                  0   10      20     30      40          50       60   70   80   90      100
                                                                       Percent

                                                                        Overall
                                  Maryland State Department of Education
                                    2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                             Teacher Results

17. During the past 2 years, teachers received staff development (such as workshops, conferences, continuing
         education, or any other kind of in-service) on each of the following health education topics.




     Pregnancy prevention                                           48




  STD (sexually transmitted                                                       63
    disease) prevention



        Suicide prevention                              32




  Sun safety or skin cancer
                                              21
         prevention

                              0   10     20        30        40     50       60        70   80   90      100
                                                                  Percent

                                                                   Overall
                                     Maryland State Department of Education
                                       2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                Teacher Results

17. During the past 2 years, teachers received staff development (such as workshops, conferences, continuing
         education, or any other kind of in-service) on each of the following health education topics.




      Tobacco use prevention                                                       66



  Violence prevention (such as
       bullying, fighting, or                                                56
            homicide)

                                 0    10      20     30     40      50        60    70    80     90      100
                                                                  Percent

                                                                   Overall
                                    Maryland State Department of Education
                                      2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                               Teacher Results

    18. Teachers wanted to receive staff development on each of the following health education topics.




Accident or injury prevention                                     47



   Alcohol or other drug use
                                                                                                77
          prevention


           Consumer health                                                  55



     CPR (cardiopulmonary
                                                                                      62
        resuscitation)

                                0    10     20      30     40      50            60        70   80   90   100
                                                                Percent

                                                                  Overall
                                   Maryland State Department of Education
                                     2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                              Teacher Results

   18. Teachers wanted to receive staff development on each of the following health education topics.




           Death and dying                                                   60




      Dental and oral health                              38




Emotional and mental health                                                            71




       Environmental health                                            52



                               0    10     20      30     40      50        60    70        80   90     100
                                                               Percent

                                                                 Overall
                                Maryland State Department of Education
                                  2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                           Teacher Results

   18. Teachers wanted to receive staff development on each of the following health education topics.




               First aid                                                      63




Growth and development                                                  56



     HIV (human
immunodeficiency virus)                                                                 71
     prevention


       Human sexuality                                                             68



                           0   10     20      30       40      50        60        70        80   90    100
                                                             Percent

                                                              Overall
                                    Maryland State Department of Education
                                      2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                               Teacher Results

    18. Teachers wanted to receive staff development on each of the following health education topics.




          Immunization and                                             52
            vaccinations


       Nutrition and dietary
                                                                                      68
              behavior



          Personal hygiene                               36




Physical activity and fitness                                               55



                                0   10      20     30      40     50             60   70   80    90      100
                                                                Percent

                                                                 Overall
                                Maryland State Department of Education
                                  2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                           Teacher Results

    18. Teachers wanted to receive staff development on each of the following health education topics.




   Pregnancy prevention                                                        67




STD (sexually transmitted                                                            73
  disease) prevention



      Suicide prevention                                                                  76




Sun safety or skin cancer
                                                                     52
       prevention

                            0   10      20      30      40      50        60    70         80    90      100
                                                              Percent

                                                               Overall
                                   Maryland State Department of Education
                                     2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                              Teacher Results

    18. Teachers wanted to receive staff development on each of the following health education topics.




    Tobacco use prevention                                                       63



Violence prevention (such as
     bullying, fighting, or                                                                79
          homicide)

                               0    10      20     30     40      50        60        70   80    90      100
                                                                Percent

                                                                 Overall
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

19. During the past two years, teachers received staff development (such as workshops, conferences, continuing
              education, or any other kind of in-service) on each of the following teaching methods.




       Teaching students with
        physical or cognitive                                                       61
            disabilities


  Teaching students of various
                                                                          51
     cultural backgrounds



      Teaching students with
                                                     27
    limited English proficiency


                                  0    10     20      30     40      50        60        70   80   90     100
                                                                   Percent

                                                                    Overall
                                       Maryland State Department of Education
                                         2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                  Teacher Results

19. During the past two years, teachers received staff development (such as workshops, conferences, continuing
              education, or any other kind of in-service) on each of the following teaching methods.




   Using interactive teaching methods such as role plays or
                                                                                                               72
                  cooperative group activities


             Encouraging family or community involvement                              41



  Teaching skills for behavior change (e.g. communication,                                                66
                    decision making, etc.)

                                                              0   10   20   30   40         50       60   70        80   90   100
                                                                                       Percent

                                                                                           Overall
                                    Maryland State Department of Education
                                      2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                               Teacher Results

       20. Teachers wanted to receive staff development on each of the following teaching methods.




     Teaching students with
      physical or cognitive                                                                 73
          disabilities


Teaching students of various
                                                                                  64
   cultural backgrounds



    Teaching students with
                                                                             58
  limited English proficiency


                                0    10     20      30     40      50        60        70        80   90   100
                                                                 Percent

                                                                  Overall
                                    Maryland State Department of Education
                                      2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                               Teacher Results

       20. Teachers wanted to receive staff development on each of the following teaching methods.




 Using interactive teaching methods such as role plays or
                                                                                                    62
                cooperative group activities


           Encouraging family or community involvement                                                        71



Teaching skills for behavior change (e.g., communication,                                                     71
                   decision making, etc.)

                                                            0   10   20   30   40     50       60        70        80   90   100
                                                                                    Percent

                                                                                     Overall
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

                 21. The major emphasis of professional preparation was on the following.




   Health and physical
                                                                42
   education combined



      Health education                            27




    Physical education                 14




Other education degree       1



                         0       10         20     30      40          50       60   70   80   90   100
                                                                     Percent

                                                                      Overall
                                           Maryland State Department of Education
                                             2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                      Teacher Results

                  21. The major emphasis of professional preparation was on the following.




                Kinesiology        1




Exercise science or exercise
                               0
         physiology


  Home economics or family
                                       4
   and consumer science



                    Science                6



                               0               10   20     30      40     50        60   70   80   90   100
                                                                        Percent

                                                                         Overall
                                           Maryland State Department of Education
                                             2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                      Teacher Results

                        21. The major emphasis of professional preparation was on the following.




     Nursing            3




 Counseling     0




Public health       1




      Other         1



                0           10        20         30       40       50       60      70       80    90   100
                                                                 Percent

                                                                  Overall
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

22. Teachers hold a current teaching license, certificate, or endorsement in health education recognized by the state
                                              department of education.




    Yes                                                                                     80


          0       10         20        30         40        50        60         70        80        90        100
                                                          Percent

                                                           Overall
                                      Maryland State Department of Education
                                        2004 School Health Profiles Report
                                                 Teacher Results

                        23. The number of years teachers have taught health education.




          1 year           9




     2 to 5 years                              29




     6 to 9 years                     18




  10 to 14 years                 15




15 years or more                               29



                    0      10         20       30      40       50       60     70       80   90   100
                                                              Percent

                                                               Overall

				
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