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Why do women experience untimed pregnancies? A review of contraceptive failure rates.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20335073     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Contraceptive failure contributes to a substantial proportion of unintended pregnancy, particularly in the developed world. A number of socio-demographic factors seem to impact on the risk of a woman experiencing contraceptive failure. Many of the issues exist across cultural boundaries and are complex to address. In discussing the failure rates for individual contraceptive methods, this article will highlight the advantage of improving uptake of long-acting reversible methods of contraception which have a high efficacy and are less user-dependent than many of the other available methods.
Kirsten I Black; Sunanda Gupta; Angela Rassi; Ali Kubba
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1532-1932     ISO Abbreviation:  Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101121582     Medline TA:  Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  443-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
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2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
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