Perceptions of the safety of oral contraceptives among a predominantly Latina population in Texas.

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BACKGROUND Fear of side effects and previous negative experiences are common reasons for contraceptive nonuse. STUDY DESIGN We collected information about perceptions of oral contraceptive (OC) safety from 1271 women 18-49 years old in El Paso, TX, and compared their responses to a medical evaluation by a nurse practitioner. We also asked participants… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.contraception.2009.09.009

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@article{Grossman2010PerceptionsOT, title={Perceptions of the safety of oral contraceptives among a predominantly Latina population in Texas.}, author={Daniel Grossman and Leticia E Fern{\'a}ndez and Kristine B. Hopkins and Jon Amastae and Joseph E Potter}, journal={Contraception}, year={2010}, volume={81 3}, pages={254-60} }