Reducing unintended pregnancies: a microsimulation of contraceptive switching, discontinuation, and failure patterns in france.

Abstract

Although the rate of contraceptive use in France is high, more than one-third of pregnancies are unintended. We built a dynamic microsimulation model that applies data from the French COCON study on method switching, discontinuation, and failure rates to a hypothetical population of 20,000 women, followed for five years. We use the model to estimate the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1728-4465.2014.00006.x

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