Contraceptive use and associated factors among Swedish high school students

  title={Contraceptive use and associated factors among Swedish high school students},
  author={Margareta Larsson and Tanja Tyd{\'e}n and Ulf Hanson and Elisabet H{\"a}ggstr{\"o}m-Nordin},
  journal={The European Journal of Contraception \& Reproductive Health Care},
  pages={119 - 124}
Objectives To investigate self-reported sexual experiences, abortions, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), use of contraception and possible influencing factors on contraceptive use among Swedish high school students. Methods An anonymous classroom survey was distributed to a random sample (n = 924) of 18-year-old high school students in a medium-sized Swedish city. The response rate was 78% (n = 718). Results Three out of four students had experienced intercourse and the majority of them… 

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