Patterns and trends in adolescents' contraceptive use and discontinuation in developing countries and comparisons with adult women.

@article{Blanc2009PatternsAT,
  title={Patterns and trends in adolescents' contraceptive use and discontinuation in developing countries and comparisons with adult women.},
  author={Ann K. Blanc and Amy O Tsui and Trevor N Croft and Jamie L Trevitt},
  journal={International perspectives on sexual and reproductive health},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={63-71}
}
CONTEXT The reproductive choices made by young women and men have an enormous impact on their health, schooling, employment prospects and overall transition to adulthood. As the largest cohort of young people in history enter their childbearing years, their reproductive behavior will determine the growth and size of the world's population for decades to come. METHODS Demographic and Health Survey data from more than 40 countries were used to examine the proportions of 15-19-year-old women who… CONTINUE READING
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