Characteristics of women seeking emergency contraception in general practice.

@article{Loughrey2006CharacteristicsOW,
  title={Characteristics of women seeking emergency contraception in general practice.},
  author={F Loughrey and Alexander Matthews and Daniel Bedford and Fred Howell},
  journal={Irish medical journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={50-2}
}
The aim of this study was to profile the users of emergency contraception (EC) attending general practices and a general practice out-of-hours co-operative service using a pre-piloted questionnaire. Questionnaires were offered to 171 women and completed by 144 (84.2%). Mean age was 24.4 years (Standard Deviation = 6.7, range 14 to 51). Most were single, 116 (80.6%). Those who had no regular partner at the time of seeking EC were more likely to have > or =6 lifetime sexual partners than those in… CONTINUE READING