Health-related quality of life changes among users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception.

@article{Wanyonyi2011HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life changes among users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate for contraception.},
  author={Sikolia Z Wanyonyi and William Stones and E. M. Sequeira},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2011},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={e17-22}
}
BACKGROUND Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) may have other noncontraceptive effects that could impact on the quality of life. The objective of this study was to assess the health-related quality of life changes associated with the use of DMPA for contraception. STUDY DESIGN A prospective, observational study using the Short Form-36 quality of life questionnaire. RESULTS After 6 months of use, the participants had an improved physical summary score, mean change [5.64 (95% confidence… CONTINUE READING