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In Sweden, approximately 1,500 men and 7,000 women are sterilized yearly. The frequency varies considerably between regions. The reasons for these differences are not fully known. More women than men are sterilized in Sweden, but a higher proportion of sterilized men undergo refertilization. The object of the study was to analyze counselling routines prior(More)
Contraceptive sterilization of men and women was made legal in Sweden in 1976. Males presently account for approximately 20% of the 8-10,000 people sterilized yearly in the country. Only few long-term follow-ups have been performed on Swedish men. Since 1983 preoperative counselling of men has been available in the county of Blekinge at family planning(More)
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