Contraceptive features preferred by women at high risk of unintended pregnancy.

@article{Lessard2012ContraceptiveFP,
  title={Contraceptive features preferred by women at high risk of unintended pregnancy.},
  author={Lauren N Lessard and Deborah Karasek and Sandi Ma and Philip D. Darney and Julianna Deardorff and Maureen Lahiff and Daniel Grossman and Diana Foster},
  journal={Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          194-200
        }
}
CONTEXT Available contraceptives are not meeting many women's needs, as is evident by high levels of typical-use failure, method switching and discontinuation. To improve women's satisfaction with contraceptive methods, determining what features they prefer and how these preferences are satisfied by available methods and methods under development is crucial. METHODS The importance of 18 contraceptive method features was rated by 574 women seeking abortions--a group at high risk of having… 
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