Estimates of pregnancies averted through California's family planning waiver program in 2002.

@article{Foster2006EstimatesOP,
  title={Estimates of pregnancies averted through California's family planning waiver program in 2002.},
  author={Diana Foster and Maria Antonia Biggs and Gorette Amaral and Claire D Brindis and Sandy Navarro and Mary E Bradsberry and F. Campbell Stewart},
  journal={Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={126-31}
}
CONTEXT During its first year of operation (1997-1998), California's family planning program, Family PACT, helped more than 750,000 clients to avert an estimated 108,000 pregnancies. Given subsequent increases in the numbers of clients served and contraceptive methods offered by the program, updated estimates of its impact on fertility are needed. METHODS Claims data on contraceptives dispensed were used to estimate the number of pregnancies experienced by women in the program in 2002… CONTINUE READING