Journal article

[Contraception in Belgium: differences between Wallonia and Flanders in an European perspective].

AP Visser, A Geeraert, P Lehert

Contracept Fertil Sex (Paris) | Published : 1992


In a survey carried out among 1006 Belgian women aged 15-45 years the use of contraception was studied, beside attitudes towards contraceptives, knowledge, information sources, socio-demographic and other social factors. The pill and the IUD proved to be the most widely used contraceptives (50% and 17%). Fear for STD does not have an impact on the use of condoms (5%). The pill is more widely used by young women, those who have no children and those with a positive attitude towards the health aspects. There are only small differences between women living in Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels. Conclusions are drawn about the need for more sex education. The use of and women's attitude towards con..

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