"I don't know enough to feel comfortable using them:" Women's knowledge of and perceived barriers to long-acting reversible contraceptives on a college campus.

@article{Hall2016IDK,
  title={"I don't know enough to feel comfortable using them:" Women's knowledge of and perceived barriers to long-acting reversible contraceptives on a college campus.},
  author={Kelli Stidham Hall and Elizabeth J. Ela and Melissa K. Zochowski and Amy Caldwell and Michelle H Moniz and Laura McAndrew and Monique Steel and Sneha Challa and Vanessa K. Dalton and Susan D. Ernst},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2016},
  volume={93 6},
  pages={
          556-64
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess multiple dimensions of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) knowledge and perceived multi-level barriers to LARC use among a sample of college women. STUDY DESIGN We conducted an Internet-based study of 1982 female undergraduates at a large mid-western university. Our 55-item survey used a multi-level framework to measure young women's understanding of, experiences with intrauterine devices (IUD) and implants and their perceived barriers to LARC at individual… CONTINUE READING