Increased use of intrauterine contraception in California, 1997 to 2007.

  title={Increased use of intrauterine contraception in California, 1997 to 2007.},
  author={Kirsten M J Thompson and Diana Foster and Cynthia C. Harper},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  volume={21 6},
BACKGROUND Modern intrauterine contraception (IUC) is safe and highly effective, but is used by fewer than 4% of women in the United States. Once recommended only for women with at least one child, it is now recommended for most women regardless of parity or age. METHODS This study used data representative of California women from 10 years of the California Women's Health Survey (1997-2007) to describe how IUC users differ from women using other contraceptives, and assess changes in IUC users… CONTINUE READING

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