unwanted pregnancy

Summary

Summary: Pregnancy, usually accidental, that is not desired by the parent or parents.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Teenagers at risk of unintended pregnancy: identification of practical risk markers for use in general practice from a retrospective analysis of case records in the United Kingdom
    Dick Churchill
    Division of General Practice, University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, United Kingdom
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 14:153-60. 2002
  2. ncbi Repeat use of contraceptive crisis services among adolescent women
    J Meyrick
    Health Development Agency, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 27:33-6. 2001
  3. ncbi Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 11:90-101. 2006
  4. doi Factors associated with contraceptive nonuse among US women ages 35-44 years at risk of unwanted pregnancy
    Kristen Upson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Contraception 81:427-34. 2010
  5. pmc Sexual stigma, sexual behaviors, and abstinence among Vietnamese adolescents: implications for risk and protective behaviors for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and unwanted pregnancy
    Linda M Kaljee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland, MD, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 18:48-59. 2007
  6. ncbi Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
    J G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 114:1246-52. 2007
  7. pmc Early initiation of sexual activity: a risk factor for sexually transmitted diseases, HIV infection, and unwanted pregnancy among university students in China
    Qiaoqin Ma
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:111. 2009
  8. pmc Domestic violence, contraceptive use, and unwanted pregnancy in rural India
    Rob Stephenson
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 39:177-86. 2008
  9. ncbi Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian women
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:175-84. 2006
  10. ncbi Safe abortion for HIV-positive women with unwanted pregnancy: a reproductive right
    Maria de Bruyn
    Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 11:152-61. 2003

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  1. ncbi Teenagers at risk of unintended pregnancy: identification of practical risk markers for use in general practice from a retrospective analysis of case records in the United Kingdom
    Dick Churchill
    Division of General Practice, University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, United Kingdom
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 14:153-60. 2002
    ..The findings from this study may assist primary care professionals in focussing opportunistic sexual health interventions at some teenagers who are at higher risk of unintended pregnancy...
  2. ncbi Repeat use of contraceptive crisis services among adolescent women
    J Meyrick
    Health Development Agency, London, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 27:33-6. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 11:90-101. 2006
    ..To compare pregnancy intention and domestic violence among women with induced and spontaneous abortion...
  4. doi Factors associated with contraceptive nonuse among US women ages 35-44 years at risk of unwanted pregnancy
    Kristen Upson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Contraception 81:427-34. 2010
    ..Women ages 35 years and older have the greatest proportion of contraceptive nonuse and unintended pregnancies ending in abortion...
  5. pmc Sexual stigma, sexual behaviors, and abstinence among Vietnamese adolescents: implications for risk and protective behaviors for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and unwanted pregnancy
    Linda M Kaljee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland, MD, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 18:48-59. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
    J G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 114:1246-52. 2007
    ..and sexual victimisation from husbands among a national sample of Bangladeshi women, (2) associations of unwanted pregnancy and experiences of husband violence, and (3) associations of miscarriage, induced abortion, and fetal death/..
  7. pmc Early initiation of sexual activity: a risk factor for sexually transmitted diseases, HIV infection, and unwanted pregnancy among university students in China
    Qiaoqin Ma
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, PR China
    BMC Public Health 9:111. 2009
    ..To explore any association between the timing of the initiation of sexual activity and sexual behaviors and risks among university students in China...
  8. pmc Domestic violence, contraceptive use, and unwanted pregnancy in rural India
    Rob Stephenson
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 39:177-86. 2008
    This study examines the relationship between male-to-female physical domestic violence and unwanted pregnancy among women in three economically and culturally diverse areas of India...
  9. ncbi Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian women
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:175-84. 2006
    Many Nigerian women experience unwanted pregnancies. To prevent associated health problems, it is important to understand the factors related to unwanted pregnancy in Nigeria.
  10. ncbi Safe abortion for HIV-positive women with unwanted pregnancy: a reproductive right
    Maria de Bruyn
    Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 11:152-61. 2003
    ..The paper concludes that it is essential for women living with HIV/AIDS to be able to exercise their right to decide whether and when to have children...
  11. ncbi Perspectives of adolescent boys on the risks of unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections: Kenya
    C Nzioka
    Department of Sociology, University of Nairobi, PO Box 30197, Nairobi, Kenya
    Reprod Health Matters 9:108-17. 2001
    ..perspectives of adolescent boys aged 15-19 attending schools in rural, eastern Kenya on the dual risks of unwanted pregnancy, STDs and HIV, based on qualitative data from eight focus group discussions with 90 boys...
  12. ncbi [Unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion: 2 health problems that persist in Latin America]
    Henry Espinoza
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:148-9. 2002
  13. ncbi [Unwanted pregnancy: impact on health and society in Latin America and the Caribbean]
    Ana Langer
    Population Council, Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe, Escondida 110, Col Villa Coyoacan, Mexico, D F 04000, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:192-204. 2002
    ..Unfortunately, when that is not the case, one result can be unwanted pregnancy. Unwanted pregnancies have consequences for women, their families, and their countries...
  14. ncbi Gender and unwanted pregnancy: a community-based study in rural Ghana
    D Geelhoed
    Holy Family Hospital, Berekum
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 23:249-55. 2002
    ..were used to interview men and women between 15 and 49 years of age (n = 2179) to measure the prevalence of unwanted pregnancy, how often it led to induced abortion and to establish the reasons why a pregnancy was considered unwanted...
  15. doi Examining the geographical heterogeneity associated with risk of mistimed and unwanted pregnancy in Ghana
    Fiifi Amoako Johnson
    GeoData Institute, School of Geography, University of Southampton, UK
    J Biosoc Sci 41:249-67. 2009
    ..show that between the two surveys, there was no significant change in the levels of risk of mistimed and unwanted pregnancy. However, geographical heterogeneity in the risk of mistimed and unwanted pregnancy was observed, after ..
  16. ncbi Determinants of contraceptive method among young women at risk for unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections
    Tina Raine
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Contraception 68:19-25. 2003
    ..Women appear to act in a rational fashion within their own social context and may use no methods at all or use methods that are less effective for pregnancy prevention but offer more protection from sexually transmitted infections...
  17. pmc Unwanted pregnancy on self-medication with St John's wort despite hormonal contraception
    Ute I Schwarz
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 55:112-3. 2003
  18. ncbi Correlates of unplanned and unwanted pregnancy among African-American female teens
    Richard A Crosby
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:255-8. 2003
    Evidence suggests that unplanned/unwanted pregnancy may be an important antecedent of negative birth outcomes, such as low birth weight...
  19. ncbi The closer you are, the better you understand: the reaction of Brazilian obstetrician-gynaecologists to unwanted pregnancy
    Anibal Faundes
    Center for Maternal Child Research of Campinas, Cemicamp, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Reprod Health Matters 12:47-56. 2004
    ..personal opinion with respect to abortion and their private decision when confronted personally with an unwanted pregnancy or with a request for abortion from a patient or relative...
  20. pmc Expanded state-funded family planning services: estimating pregnancies averted by the Family PACT Program in California, 1997-1998
    Diana Greene Foster
    University of California, San Francisco, 2356 Sutter St, Suite 200, UCSF Box 1744, San Francisco, CA 94143 1744, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1341-6. 2004
    ..We estimated the impact on fertility of providing 500 000 women with contraceptives...
  21. ncbi Reassessing the level of unintended pregnancy and its correlates in Vietnam
    Linh Cu Le
    Department of Demography, Hanoi School of Public Health, 138 Giang Vo Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Stud Fam Plann 35:15-26. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi Acceptability in France of induced abortion for adolescents
    Maria Teresa Munoz Sastre
    Mirail University
    Am J Bioeth 7:26-32. 2007
    ..This study investigated the factors affecting the acceptability in France of abortions...
  23. ncbi Contraceptive use and risk of unintended pregnancy in California
    Diana G Foster
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, 2356 Sutter Street, Suite 200, UCSF Box 1744, San Francisco 94143 1744, USA
    Contraception 70:31-9. 2004
    ..Among women at risk for unintended pregnancy, we find disparities by race/ethnicity and education in use of contraceptive methods...
  24. ncbi Estimates of pregnancies averted through California's family planning waiver program in 2002
    Diana Greene Foster
    Bixby Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:126-31. 2006
    ..Given subsequent increases in the numbers of clients served and contraceptive methods offered by the program, updated estimates of its impact on fertility are needed...
  25. ncbi Genitourinary medicine: an opportunity to reduce unwanted pregnancy
    M A Kingston
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 15:192-4. 2004
    ..1% and 47.2% respectively, and emergency contraception 50.8% and 37.3%, respectively. If a contraceptive service was available within GUM 56.9% of respondents indicated they would use it...
  26. ncbi Adolescent sexual health
    Erica Monasterio
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 37:302-25. 2007
  27. ncbi Induced abortion frequency in Ankara, Turkey, before and after the legal regulation of induced abortion
    Isil Maral
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:279-88. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi 'Failed' contraception in a rural South African population
    Louis Jacques van Bogaert
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Philadelphia Hospital MEDUNSA Satellite Campus, Dennilton, Mpumalanga
    S Afr Med J 93:858-61. 2003
    ..To investigate whether the free availability of contraception affects the need for termination of pregnancy (TOP)...
  29. ncbi Failure of family-planning referral and high interest in advanced provision emergency contraception among women contacted for STD partner notification
    Matthew R Golden
    Division of Infectious Diseases and the Center for AIDS and STD, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Box 359777, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Contraception 69:241-6. 2004
    ..Few data are available on the risk of unintended pregnancy in women with STD or how contraceptive services can be integrated into STD control activities...
  30. ncbi Reproductive health counseling at pregnancy testing: a pilot study
    Richard Boise
    Adolescent Medicine, The Permanente Medical Group, 3400 Delta Fair Boulevard, Antioch, CA, USA
    Contraception 68:377-83. 2003
    ..To pilot brief reproductive health counseling for women obtaining pregnancy testing in a managed-care setting who did not desire pregnancy...
  31. ncbi Contraceptive use among hairdressers in South-west Nigeria
    F O Omokhodion
    Department of Community Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:612-4. 2007
    ..Contraceptive use among sexually active single hairdressers is lower than the national average. Workplace educational intervention is needed to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections among these young women...
  32. ncbi Knowledge and perception of emergency contraception among female Nigerian undergraduates
    Michael E Aziken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 29:84-7. 2003
    ..The potential of emergency contraceptives to prevent unwanted pregnancy in developed countries has been described, but in Nigeria, the awareness about the method is poor and no ..
  33. pmc Estimates of contraceptive failure from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Kathryn Kost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Contraception 77:10-21. 2008
    ..We provide updated estimates of contraceptive failure for the most commonly used reversible methods in the United States, as well as an assessment of changes in failure rates from 1995 to 2002...
  34. ncbi Reducing maternal mortality from unsafe abortion among adolescents in Africa
    Peju Olukoya
    Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, Switzerland
    Afr J Reprod Health 8:57-62. 2004
    ..sexuality education and information as well as supportive services to allow adolescents to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Secondary prevention efforts include prompt diagnosis and treatment of complications by ensuring that ..
  35. ncbi Confidential reproductive health services for minors: the potential impact of mandated parental involvement for contraception
    Rachel K Jones
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:182-91. 2004
    ..Recent legislative efforts to implement mandated parental involvement for minor adolescents seeking family planning services threaten the rights of adolescents younger than 18 to access reproductive health care...
  36. ncbi Access to health care for induced abortions: analysis by means of a French national survey
    Caroline Moreau
    National Institute of Health and Medical Research INSERM INSERM INED U569 IFR 69, Hopital de Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Eur J Public Health 14:369-74. 2004
    ..This study describes conditions of access to health care for abortions based on women's reports, taking into account the woman's background and the influence of the first professional contacted...
  37. ncbi Women's stories of abortion in southern Gabon, Africa
    Rosanna F Hess
    Malone College, Ohio, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 18:41-8. 2007
    ..Abortion after-care of women with physical and spiritual needs is important. Future research is suggested on the use of misoprostol in Gabon to understand its affects on women's reproductive health...
  38. ncbi Accessibility of family planning services: impact of structural and organizational factors
    Lorraine V Klerman
    Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 02454 9110, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:19-26. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine whether selected structural and organizational characteristics of publicly available family planning facilities are associated with greater availability...
  39. ncbi Maternal and social factors associated with abortion in India: a population-based study
    Saseendran Pallikadavath
    Centre for AIDS Research, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:120-5. 2006
    ..To assess this hypothesis, more information on the incidence of abortion, and on maternal and social correlates of the procedure, is needed...
  40. ncbi Community perceptions and experiences of domestic violence and induced abortion in Wakiso district, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Qual Health Res 16:1120-8. 2006
    ..whether and how gender roles influence reproductive decision-making behavior regarding contraception, unwanted pregnancy, and induced abortion...
  41. ncbi Concepts of the advantages and disadvantages of teenage childbearing among pregnant adolescents: a qualitative analysis
    Cynthia Rosengard
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Multiphasic Building 1, 593 Eddy St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 118:503-10. 2006
    ..We sought to enhance our understanding of pregnant adolescents' concepts of the advantages and disadvantages of teen pregnancy and childbearing...
  42. ncbi [Educational intervention for preventing unwanted pregnancies and sexually-transmitted diseases among teenagers in the city of Toledo, Spain]
    Sonsoles Callejas Pérez
    Centro de Salud Santa María de Benquerencia, Toledo
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 79:581-9. 2005
    ..No-one doubts the need of effectively providing teenagers with information about birth control and sexually-transmitted diseases. This study is aimed at evaluating the results of an educational intervention related to these matters...
  43. ncbi Emergency contraception: a primer for pediatric providers
    Alana L Clements
    Yale University School of Nursing, Master s Program, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Specialty, New Haven, CT, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 32:147-53. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi [Which prevention methods do you recommend to her?]
    G Debus
    Städtisches Klinikum München GmbH, Klinikum Neuperlach
    MMW Fortschr Med 148:55-6. 2006
  45. ncbi Correlates of unintended pregnancy in Beheira governorate, Egypt
    R M Youssef
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 8:521-36. 2002
    ..Age, education and parity were predictors of unwanted pregnancy. Contraceptive use and maternal employment status predicted mistimed pregnancy...
  46. pmc Young women under 16 years with experience of sexual intercourse: who becomes pregnant?
    Katie Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:221-5. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi Induced abortion and concurrent adoption of contraception in the rural areas of India (an ICMR task force study)
    B S Dhillon
    Division of Reproductive Health and Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian J Med Sci 58:478-84. 2004
    ..Despite a liberal Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) act and awareness of family planning, maternal mortality attributable to induced abortion is high...
  48. ncbi The remaining barriers to the use of emergency contraception: perception of pregnancy risk by women undergoing induced abortions
    Caroline Moreau
    National Institute of Health and Medical Research INSERM INED U569 IFR 69, 94276 Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Contraception 71:202-7. 2005
    ..As the perception of risk is commonly reevaluated by women over time, which probably affects EC use, it could be important to promote advance supply of EC so that women could use it immediately after a recognized unprotected intercourse...
  49. ncbi The perimenopause: contraception advice
    Lara Williams
    University of Chester
    RCM Midwives 10:336-7. 2007
  50. ncbi Hormonal emergency contraception: a clinical primer
    Angela Ziebarth
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madsion, Wisconsin, USA
    S D Med 60:99-101, 103-5. 2007
    ..It includes a brief description of methods of use, mechanisms of action, and side effect profiles of the most commonly used methods of emergency contraception, levonorgestrel and the Yuzpe method...
  51. ncbi Contraceptive discontinuation and failure and subsequent abortion in Romania: 1994-99
    Andreea A Creanga
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 38:23-34. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that high rates of contraceptive discontinuation and failure contributed significantly to the widespread reliance on induced abortion among Romanian women during this period...
  52. ncbi Providing options counseling for women with unintended pregnancies
    Katherine E Simmonds
    MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 34:373-9. 2005
    ..Finally, the article presents general strategies and specific suggested steps for providing options counseling...
  53. ncbi Abortion: the legal right has been won, but not the moral right
    Mette Løkeland
    Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Reprod Health Matters 12:167-73. 2004
    ..sorrow, shame and guilt because of their sexual conduct for many reasons, but especially if the result is an unwanted pregnancy. It is easier to protect the law when there is recognition of the moral right to choose abortion...
  54. ncbi Abortion among young women and subsequent life outcomes
    David M Fergusson
    Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:6-12. 2007
    ..There is relatively little evidence as to whether abortion leads to improved life course outcomes for young women who choose this option...
  55. ncbi Preventing and terminating unwanted pregnancies in Turkey
    Oya Kavlak
    Gynecology and Obstetrics Nursing Department, University of Ege, School of Nursing, Izmir, Turkey
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:6-10. 2006
    To determine the methods used to prevent pregnancy by women seeking abortion of unwanted pregnancy, their knowledge and use of emergency contraception, and reasons for wanting the abortion.
  56. ncbi The biopsychosocial aspects of unwanted teenage pregnancy
    Suzanne J Hughes
    Llandough Hospital, Cardiff
    Nurs Times 99:32-4. 2003
    ..By providing such adolescents with holistic care--by taking into account both biological and psychological aspects of health--nurses can help reduce an adolescent's anxiety and pain...
  57. ncbi [Ethics and efficacy in sexual health campaigns]
    José Jara Rascón
    Unidad de Andrologia, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon
    Cuad Bioet 19:81-93. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi Knowledge and use of emergency contraception in a tertiary referral unit in a developing country
    I Siebert
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tygerberg Hospital and University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 7:137-43. 2002
    ..The promotion and availability of emergency contraception have the possibility of reducing the number of unwanted pregnancies, leading to fewer pregnancy terminations and possibly to reduced maternal morbidity and mortality...
  59. ncbi Preventing pregnancy and improving health care access among teenagers: an evaluation of the children's aid society-carrera program
    Susan Philliber
    Philliber Research Associates, Accord, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:244-51. 2002
    ..Despite the recent declines in rates of teenage pregnancy, relatively little is known about the few programs that have been successful in reducing adolescent pregnancy...
  60. ncbi [Sex counseling in the first-love ambulance. Hepatitis B vaccination before the fist time?]
    Birgit Delisle
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:16. 2005
  61. ncbi [Effect of sociocultural factors on maternal and perinatal morbidity with or without mortality among adolescents seen in 3 states of the Mexican Republic]
    Julio César León Carmona
    Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Tlaxcala
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 70:320-7. 2002
    ..Desired pregnancy, appropriate reproductive information and ideal cumulated fertility are protection factors to maternal or perinatal morbidity and/or mortality...
  62. ncbi Induced abortion in Nigeria: findings from focus group discussion
    Boniface A Oye-Adeniran
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 9:133-41. 2005
    ..This study was carried out to obtain information on societal attitude to the issues of family planning, unwanted pregnancy, abortion, adoption of children and laws relating to them...
  63. ncbi Contraceptive failure--results from a study conducted among women with accepted and unaccepted pregnancies in Denmark
    Vibeke Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark Odense University, Odense C, Denmark
    Contraception 66:109-16. 2002
    ..Regarding pregnancy acceptance, being 25-34 years of age was positively associated, whereas being single and a student was negatively associated with pregnancy acceptance...
  64. ncbi Monitoring contraceptive continuation: links to fertility outcomes and quality of care
    Ann K Blanc
    Blancroft Research International, Columbia, MD 21044, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 33:127-40. 2002
    ..The results imply that as fertility declines, family planning programs would profit from a shift in emphasis from providing methods to new clients toward providing services to reduce discontinuation rates...
  65. pmc "Having another child would be a life or death situation for her": understanding pregnancy termination among couples in rural Bangladesh
    Jessica D Gipson
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room E4008, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1827-32. 2008
    ..We conducted a mixed-method study in rural southwestern Bangladesh, a country in which an estimated 730,000 elective pregnancy terminations occur each year, to explore women's and couples' motivations to terminate pregnancies...
  66. ncbi [Contraception in teenagers. Medico legal implication]
    P Ciolli
    Istituto di Clinica Ostetrica e Ginecologica, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 54:189-92. 2002
    ..proven to be extremely helpful for adolescents whose physical and psychic health could be undermined by an unwanted pregnancy, so that it is the physicians duty to protect it...
  67. ncbi [Contraception and voluntary termination of pregnancy: legislative measures derogatory to parental consent in France]
    C Rey
    Departement de Pediatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bicetre, 78, rue du General Leclerc, 94275 Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Arch Pediatr 9:88-90. 2002
    ..Adolescents may also obtain emergency contraception without medical prescription. Parents' consent is no more necessary to authorize voluntary termination of pregnancy for an adolescent who wish to keep it secret...
  68. ncbi The process of preventing pregnancy: women's experiences and emergency contraception use
    Anne W Esacove
    Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1382, USA
    Qual Health Res 12:1235-47. 2002
    ....
  69. doi Maternal mortality and unsafe abortion
    Susan R Fawcus
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:533-48. 2008
    ..Developing appropriate services at the primary level of care with a functioning referral system and the inclusion of post abortion contraceptive care with counseling are essential facets of abortion care...
  70. ncbi The comparison of reproductive health data in a rural district in Turkey (1981-2001)
    N T Aytekin
    Uludag University Medical School, Department of Public Health, Bursa, Turkey
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 7:234-7. 2002
    ..The main objective was to compare new reproductive and family planning data with data from the 1981 survey...
  71. ncbi Factors associated with unintended pregnancy in Yamagata, Japan
    Aya Goto
    Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Hikarigaoka, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 54:1065-79. 2002
    ....
  72. ncbi The relationship between attitudes toward pregnancy and contraception use among drug users
    Sara E Gutierres
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University, West, PO Box 37100, Phoenix, AZ 85069 7100, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 24:19-29. 2003
    ..The observed attitudinal and behavioral differences between genders and ethnic groups are discussed in relation to design of treatment program components to increase contraceptive use and decrease unwanted pregnancies among drug users...
  73. ncbi Family planning and unmet need among Iraqi Kurds
    S Y Agha
    Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Dohuk, Dohuk, Iraq
    East Mediterr Health J 13:1382-91. 2007
    ..5% (most commonly among women of high socioeconomic status). A comprehensive and decentralized family planning programme needs to be implemented in the region...
  74. ncbi Sexual health policies in other industrialized countries: are there lessons for the United States?
    Ilsa L Lottes
    Dept of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    J Sex Res 39:79-83. 2002
    ..This review indicates that the recommendations of health and social science experts in the U.S. are consistent with approaches in countries where programs have done a better job in meeting the sexual health needs of their populations...
  75. ncbi [Unwanted adolescent pregnancy and post-partum utilization of contraceptive methods]
    Rosa María Núñez-Urquiza
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Salud Publica Mex 45:S92-102. 2003
    ..To describe the proportion of unwanted pregnancies among all pregnant adolescents, its association with sociodemographic characteristics, and the use of post-partum contraceptive methods...
  76. ncbi Unintended pregnancy in Egypt: evidence from the national study on women giving birth in 1999
    A A Shaheen
    Liver Unit, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    East Mediterr Health J 13:1392-404. 2007
    ..Fewer antenatal care visits and low child weight at birth were significantly associated with unintended pregnancy...
  77. pmc The urban American Indian oversample in the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey
    J R Sugarman
    Indian Health Service, Portland Area's Division of Research, Evaluation, and Epidemiology
    Public Health Rep 109:243-50. 1994
    ..In spite of some data limitations, the Urban Indian Over sample of the NMIHS provides important information about social and health risk factors among urban Al mothers...
  78. ncbi Women's satisfaction with birth control: a population survey of physical and psychological effects of oral contraceptives, intrauterine devices, condoms, natural family planning, and sterilization among 1466 women
    B J Oddens
    International Health Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Contraception 59:277-86. 1999
    ..Almost one in three NFP users had experienced an unwanted pregnancy during use of this method, as compared with one in 20 OC and condom users...
  79. doi Considerations for the use of progestin-only contraceptives
    Sarah Freeman
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 22:81-91. 2010
    ..of these agents as first-line contraceptive options for women seeking health promotion by prevention of an unwanted pregnancy. The progestin-only pills (Micronor and Ovrette), depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) injections (Depo-..
  80. ncbi Bone mineral density in adolescent and young adult women on injectable or oral contraception
    Barbara A Cromer
    Division of Adolescent Medicine, Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1998, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 15:353-7. 2003
    ..This report critically reviews recent original research articles that pertain to bone mineral density in young adult women utilizing injectable depot medroxyprogesterone acetate or oral contraceptives...
  81. ncbi Young women requesting emergency contraception are, despite contraceptive counseling, a high risk group for new unintended pregnancies
    G Falk
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orebro Medical Centre Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Contraception 64:23-7. 2001
    ..in Sweden in 1994, emergency contraception has become a welcome addition to the campaign against unwanted pregnancy. In addition to an unplanned pregnancy, unprotected sexual intercourse may also involve the risk of ..
  82. ncbi How close are we in achieving safe, affordable and reversible male contraceptives?
    Daulat R P Tulsiani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2633, USA
    Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 10:179-87. 2010
    ..Finally, our intention is to discuss details of two safe, reversible and affordable male contraceptive approaches that are inching closure to being approved for use by the masses in India and China, the world's two most populous nations...
  83. pmc Prevalence of child marriage and its effect on fertility and fertility-control outcomes of young women in India: a cross-sectional, observational study
    Anita Raj
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 373:1883-9. 2009
    ..We assessed the prevalence of child marriage-ie, before 18 years of age-in young adult women in India, and the associations between child marriage and women's fertility and fertility-control outcomes...
  84. ncbi Sexual behaviour and contraceptive use among secondary school students in Ilesha south west Nigeria
    E O Orji
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:269-72. 2005
    ..unsafe sexual behaviour therefore put them at a great risk of acquiring STDs including HIV infection, and unwanted pregnancy. This study therefore recommends sex education/family life education for young people to encourage them to ..
  85. ncbi Rapid assessment of sexual behavior, drug use, human immunodeficiency virus, and sexually transmitted diseases in northern thai youth using audio-computer-assisted self-interviewing and noninvasive specimen collection
    F van Griensven
    HIV AIDS Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Pediatrics 108:E13. 2001
    Drug use, unwanted pregnancy, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, and sexually transmitted diseases are serious health problems among Thai youth...
  86. ncbi Sexual and bodily rights as human rights in the Middle East and North Africa
    Liz Ercevik Amado
    Women for Women s Human Rights New Ways, Istanbul, Turkey
    Reprod Health Matters 12:125-8. 2004
    ..Networking within the region and with counterparts in other regions in comparable situations and conditions was deemed essential...
  87. ncbi Barrier contraception among adolescents and young adults in a tertiary institution in Southwestern Nigeria: a cross-sectional descriptive study
    Adenike I Olugbenga-Bello
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, PMB 4400, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:321-9. 2010
    ..The attitudes of these students toward barrier contraception and their practice were poor. The role of sex education at homes and religious gatherings cannot be over-emphasized...
  88. ncbi Ethics of justice and ethics of care. Values and attitudes among midwifery students on adolescent sexuality and abortion in Vietnam and their implications for midwifery education: a survey by questionnaire and interview
    Marie Klingberg-Allvin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:37-46. 2007
    ..It is important to understand future midwives' perceptions and attitudes in order to improve their education and training programmes...
  89. doi Fertility preferences and the need for contraception among women living with HIV: the basis for a joint action agenda
    Kiersten B Johnson
    ICF Macro MEASURE DHS, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    AIDS 23:S7-S17. 2009
    HIV-positive women have particular needs for contraception to avoid unwanted pregnancy, to protect their own health and to eliminate the risk of transmitting HIV to an infant...
  90. ncbi [Emergency contraception in Latin America and the Caribbean]
    Antonieta Martin
    Population Council, Fronteras de la Salud Reproductiva, Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe, Panzacola 62 Escondida 110, Villa Coyoacán, 04000 México, D F, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 16:424-31. 2004
    ..Details are given on the situation in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru...
  91. ncbi Drug interactions with St John's wort : mechanisms and clinical implications
    Marcus Mannel
    Ad libitum Medical Services, Berlin, Germany
    Drug Saf 27:773-97. 2004
    ....
  92. ncbi Emergency contraceptive knowledge and practice among unmarried women in Enugu, southeast Nigeria
    S N Obi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre Abakaliki, Nigeria
    Niger J Clin Pract 11:296-9. 2008
    ..With a high incidence of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortion especially among unmarried women in developing countries, there is need to promote emergency contraception (EC)...
  93. ncbi Pregnancy intentions, pregnancy attitudes, and the use of prenatal care in Missouri
    M R Sable
    School of Social Work, University of Missouri Columbia 65211 4470, USA
    Matern Child Health J 2:155-65. 1998
    ..This study uses data from 2378 mothers of live-born infants from the NICHD/Missouri Maternal and Infant Health Survey to examine the relationship between pregnancy intention and adequacy of prenatal care...
  94. doi Providing family planning in Ethiopian voluntary HIV counseling and testing facilities: client, counselor and facility-level considerations
    Heather Bradley
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS 23:S105-14. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine whether VCT counselors could feasibly offer family planning and whether clients would accept such services...
  95. pmc Prevalence of anxiety, depression and associated factors among pregnant women of Hyderabad, Pakistan
    Rozina Karmaliani
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:414-24. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of research on mood disorders, their predictors and sequelae among pregnant women in Pakistan...
  96. ncbi Pregnancy intention and pregnancy happiness: are they different?
    M R Sable
    School of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211 4470, USA
    Matern Child Health J 4:191-6. 2000
    ....
  97. ncbi Perception of university students in Ghana about emergency contraception
    Frank Baiden
    Navrongo Health Research Center, Navrongo, UER, Ghana
    Contraception 66:23-6. 2002
    ..The indications from this study are that the promotion of EC in Ghana is desired and must be encouraged. The fact that EC does not offer protection against sexually transmitted infections should always be emphasized...
  98. pmc Surfactants as microbicides and contraceptive agents: a systematic in vitro study
    Otilia V Vieira
    Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 3:e2913. 2008
    ..In the present study we report a systematic in vitro evaluation of the microbicidal, anti-viral and contraceptive potential of cationic, anionic, zwitterionic, and non-ionic surfactants...
  99. doi Opportunities and challenges of sexual health services among young people: a study in Nepal
    Krishna Regmi
    School of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England Health and Social Care, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Sex Med 6:352-61. 2009
    ..Appropriate understanding of safe sex, sexual practices, and related behaviors must recognize the importance of socioeconomic and cultural factors in prevention efforts related to HIV and other sexual transmitted infections (STIs)...
  100. ncbi A strategic assessment of the reproductive health and responsible parenthood programme of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mónica Petracci
    CEDES Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Reprod Health Matters 13:60-71. 2005
    ..Information and training for both health care providers and women's and human rights NGOs was carried out...
  101. ncbi Expanding access to emergency contraception: the case of Brazil and Colombia
    Angela Heimburger
    Integrated Programs Unit, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region IPPF WHR, New York, NY, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 11:150-60. 2003
    ..In the Latin American and Caribbean region, it would serve the goals of reducing unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion and related morbidity, and as a back-up to condom use and a bridge to longer-term ..

Research Grants85

  1. Intregration and Adaptation of HIV and Alcohol Risk Red*
    Linda Kaljee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The concomitant risks of exposure to HIV, unwanted pregnancy, and the multiple health problems associated with alcohol abuse suggests a real need to integrate efforts to ..
  2. Poverty Health and Adolescent Risk Behavior
    Paul Gertler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our research will be guided by the theoretical model of behavioral economics. ..
  3. Efficacy of Treatments for Sexually Abused Children: A Meta-Analysis
    Emily Trask; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study addresses the tertiary level of prevention by investigating treatments aimed at reducing negative mental and behavioral health outcomes that occur following sexual abuse. ..
  4. Effect of Continuous vs. Sequential Oral Contraception
    RICHARD LEGRO; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In U.S. women this contributes to one of the highest unwanted pregnancy rates in the world...
  5. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR TRANSPORT IN MUCUS
    W Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE. Statement STDs and unwanted pregnancy create tremendous burdens on individuals, on U.S. society, and on the national health care costs...
  6. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR TRANSPORT IN MUCUS
    W Mark Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE. Statement STDs and unwanted pregnancy create tremendous burdens on individuals, on U.S. society, and on the national health care costs...
  7. LOCIS: Liquor Outlet Compliance Information Service
    JOSEPH KABEL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  8. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR TRANSPORT IN MUCUS
    W Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, these polymeric systems will be used to test the efficacy of delivery for sustained protection against unwanted pregnancy (immunocontraception).
  9. Romantic Relationships Models and Adolescent Health
    Stephen Eyre; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Findings of this research will have relevance to health promotion efforts related to reducing STD's and unwanted pregnancy.
  10. A Motivational Perspective on Alcohol Use and Sexual Behavior
    MEGAN PATRICK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., injury, alcohol poisoning) and sexual behavior (e.g., STDs, unwanted pregnancy) on college campuses.
  11. HIV RISK REDUCTION FOR WOMEN WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS
    Pamela Collins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3) become knowledgeable in research design and complete pilot work for a randomized clinical trial testing the HIV preventative intervention developed by the applicant. ..
  12. Demography Training at Princeton
    James Trussell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  13. ESTIMATING EFFICACY OF A MEDICAL INTERVENTION
    James Trussell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  14. Increased Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills
    Elizabeth Raymond; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These secondary analyses should help explain the primary biologic outcomes and should be useful in the development of counseling messages and service protocols in the future. ..
  15. A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Adolescent IPV/SA Perpetration Prevention Pro
    Elizabeth Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  16. The Effects of Perceived Discrimination on Mental and Physical Health
    Brenda Major; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  17. Contraceptive Services/Primary Care to Prevent Birth Defects
    Eleanor Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  18. Training in Epidemiology and Clinical Trials (TECT)
    David Grimes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  19. A community-level RCT of expedited partner treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia
    Matthew Golden; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  20. Harnessing Health IT to Prevent Medication-Induced Birth Defects
    Eleanor Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the Health IT intervention shown to be most effective will be disseminated within the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, which provides 3 million outpatient visits each year...
  21. Providers' perceptions of the diaphragm in Southern Afr*
    Cynthia Harper; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..As the diaphragm effectiveness results become available, data from this proposed study will position us to design counseling interventions and to address provider education and training needs. ..
  22. Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of males
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  23. HIV INTERVENTIONS FOR YOUNG, APPALACHIAN RISK TAKERS
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposal involves a randomized design which includes individual, school, and community levels, to be assessed through hierarchical linear modeling, structural equation modeling, and repeated measures MANCOVA. ..
  24. Intergenerational Patterns of Relationship Turbulence
    MINDY SCOTT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding links between parents and children's relationship experiences may help prevent intergenerational cycles of family turbulence and thus improve child outcomes in future generations. ..