Young women's knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to long-acting reversible contraceptives.

@article{Spies2010YoungWK,
  title={Young women's knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to long-acting reversible contraceptives.},
  author={Erica L Spies and Natoshia M Askelson and Emma Gelman and Mary E. Losch},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={394-9}
}
BACKGROUND The present study explored 18- to 30-year-old women's knowledge and perceptions of the long-acting, reversible contraceptives (LARCs) Mirena and Implanon in a Midwestern state in the United States. METHODS A telephone survey (n = 543) and 18 focus groups (n = 106) were conducted with women across a rural, Midwestern state. During the telephone… CONTINUE READING