Clinical pearls: factors affecting reported contraceptive efficacy rates in clinical studies.

@article{Burkman2002ClinicalPF,
  title={Clinical pearls: factors affecting reported contraceptive efficacy rates in clinical studies.},
  author={Ronald T. Burkman},
  journal={International journal of fertility and women's medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={153-61}
}
Current combination oral contraceptives (OCs) are among the most popular, safe, and effective methods of reversible contraception. There are, however, many factors that can affect contraceptive failure rates as reported in clinical trials, including subject characteristics, factors related to study methodology and data analysis, and publication biases. The… CONTINUE READING