Contraception use and impact on pregnancy prevention in women participating in an HIV prevention trial in South Africa.

@article{Moodley2016ContraceptionUA,
  title={Contraception use and impact on pregnancy prevention in women participating in an HIV prevention trial in South Africa.},
  author={Jayajothi Moodley and Sarita Naidoo and Handan Wand and Gita Ramjee},
  journal={The journal of family planning and reproductive health care},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={5-11}
}
BACKGROUND Unplanned pregnancy rates in South Africa are high. Effective use of contraception is therefore an essential public health intervention to prevent unplanned pregnancies. This study describes contraception use and its impact on pregnancy in women participating in HIV prevention research and its implications for public health practice. METHOD A secondary analysis of sociodemographic, behavioural, contraception use, and pregnancy incidence data was conducted amongst women… CONTINUE READING