Journal article

When Two Is Better than One: Differences in Characteristics of Women Using Condoms Only Compared to Those Using Condoms Combined with an Effective Contraceptive

Jason Ong, Meredith Temple-Smith, William Wong, Kathleen McNamee, Christopher Fairley

JOURNAL OF WOMENS HEALTH | MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC | Published : 2014

Abstract

BACKGROUND: There remain high rates of unintended pregnancy around the world. Adding an effective contraceptive to those who currently only use male condoms may reduce these rates. The aim of this study is to identify the prevalence of and factors associated with the combination use of an effective contraception with male condoms in sexually active women who are already using male condoms. METHODS: Women attending Family Planning Victoria Clinics from April to July 2011 were approached to complete a questionnaire about contraception usage in the last 3 months and 34 associated variables. Univariate and multivariate analyses were conducted to determine women with greater odds of an effective ..

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