Barriers to contraceptive services.

  title={Barriers to contraceptive services.},
  author={Jon Silverman and Alfonso de Torres and Jacqueline Darroch Forrest},
  journal={Family planning perspectives},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={94-7, 101-2}
More than 1/2 of the pregnancies that occur each year in the US are unintended and 1/2 of these end in abortion. An attempt was made to determine the contraceptive availability, needs and preferences of low-income women via a telephone survey of 760 women, 18-35 years of age, living in 4 urban locations and a mail survey of all family planning clinics and private obstetrician-gynecologists in each of the 4 communities, as well as other physicians and clinics mentioned by the women. Although 94… CONTINUE READING
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