King's termination study. II. Contraceptive practice before and after outpatient termination of pregnancy.

@article{Beard1974KingsTS,
  title={King's termination study. II. Contraceptive practice before and after outpatient termination of pregnancy.},
  author={Richard William Beard and Elizabeth M Belsey and Suman Lal and Suzanne C. Lewis and H S Greer},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1974},
  volume={1 5905},
  pages={418-21}
}
A selection of psychological and social factors present in 360 women who underwent legal termination of pregnancy are related to their contraceptive practice. One-third of the group were ignorant about contraceptive methods, ignorance being more common in women from social classes IV and V and in those under the age of 19. Nearly half of those who had some knowledge of contraceptive practice became pregnant after knowingly taking a risk. A total of 41% had been using some form of contraception… CONTINUE READING

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