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The Relationship Between Repeated Unintended Pregnancies and Current Contraceptive Use: National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) 2006-2008 data.
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PMID:  22857405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between the number of unintended pregnancies and current contraceptive use. This is a secondary analysis of a cross-sectional survey, the 2006-2008 National Survey of Family Growth, which included 4,052 women between the ages of 15 and 44 years. A statistically significant association was found between the nonuse of contraceptives and repeated unintended pregnancies, as well as among those who used an effective contraceptive method and repeated unintended pregnancies. Nurses are encouraged to ask questions about intendedness of pregnancies during women's visits and help women choose appropriate contraceptive methods.
Yui Matsuda; Saba Masho; Jacqueline M McGrath
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of community health nursing     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1532-7655     ISO Abbreviation:  J Community Health Nurs     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8411341     Medline TA:  J Community Health Nurs     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-72     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
a School of Nursing & Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Medicine , Virginia Commonwealth University , Richmond , Virginia , USA.
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