contraception behavior

Summary

Summary: Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The relationship of family size and composition to fertility desires, contraceptive adoption and method choice in South Asia
    Anuja Jayaraman
    Macro International, Inc, Calverton, MD, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:29-38. 2009
  2. ncbi Unintended pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: magnitude of the problem and potential role of contraceptive implants to alleviate it
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 78:73-8. 2008
  3. pmc Low use of contraception among poor women in Africa: an equity issue
    Andreea A Creanga
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:258-66. 2011
  4. ncbi The impact of the Navrongo Project on contraceptive knowledge and use, reproductive preferences, and fertility
    Cornelius Debpuur
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ministry of Health, Navrongo Upper East Region, Ghana
    Stud Fam Plann 33:141-64. 2002
  5. pmc Highly active antiretroviral therapy and increased use of contraceptives among HIV-positive women during expanding access to antiretroviral therapy in Mbarara, Uganda
    Irene Andia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
    Am J Public Health 99:340-7. 2009
  6. ncbi Contraceptive use and behavior in the 21st century: a comprehensive study across five European countries
    S O Skouby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 9:57-68. 2004
  7. ncbi Women's use of contraception in rural India: a village-level study
    E Chacko
    Department of Geography, The George Washington University, Quigley s Room 202, 619 21st Street, N W, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Health Place 7:197-208. 2001
  8. ncbi Utilization of family planning services by married Sudanese women of reproductive age
    A H Ibnouf
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    East Mediterr Health J 13:1372-81. 2007
  9. ncbi National, regional, and global rates and trends in contraceptive prevalence and unmet need for family planning between 1990 and 2015: a systematic and comprehensive analysis
    Leontine Alkema
    Department of Statistics and Applied Probability and the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Lancet 381:1642-52. 2013
  10. ncbi Fourteen million women with limited options: HIV/AIDS and highly effective reversible contraception in sub-Saharan Africa
    Gretchen S Stuart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Contraception 80:412-6. 2009

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Publications264 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The relationship of family size and composition to fertility desires, contraceptive adoption and method choice in South Asia
    Anuja Jayaraman
    Macro International, Inc, Calverton, MD, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:29-38. 2009
    ..Many countries in South Asia, including Nepal, India and Bangladesh, demonstrate a strong cultural preference for sons, which may influence fertility desires and contraceptive use...
  2. ncbi Unintended pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: magnitude of the problem and potential role of contraceptive implants to alleviate it
    David Hubacher
    Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 78:73-8. 2008
    ..Our aim was to estimate the number of unintended pregnancies in the region and model the impact of expanding use of contraceptive implants at the expense of short-term hormonal birth control methods...
  3. pmc Low use of contraception among poor women in Africa: an equity issue
    Andreea A Creanga
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:258-66. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi The impact of the Navrongo Project on contraceptive knowledge and use, reproductive preferences, and fertility
    Cornelius Debpuur
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ministry of Health, Navrongo Upper East Region, Ghana
    Stud Fam Plann 33:141-64. 2002
    ..In this combined cell, the initial three years of project exposure reduced the total fertility rate by one birth, comprising a 15 percent fertility decline relative to fertility levels in comparison communities...
  5. pmc Highly active antiretroviral therapy and increased use of contraceptives among HIV-positive women during expanding access to antiretroviral therapy in Mbarara, Uganda
    Irene Andia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
    Am J Public Health 99:340-7. 2009
    ..We investigated whether the prevalence of contraceptive use among women who are HIV positive varied according to use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Mbarara, Uganda...
  6. ncbi Contraceptive use and behavior in the 21st century: a comprehensive study across five European countries
    S O Skouby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 9:57-68. 2004
    ..In order to determine the pattern of use of current methods in contraception, a survey was conducted in a large population of women drawn from five European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom)...
  7. ncbi Women's use of contraception in rural India: a village-level study
    E Chacko
    Department of Geography, The George Washington University, Quigley s Room 202, 619 21st Street, N W, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Health Place 7:197-208. 2001
    ..The study also shows that the availability and quality of permanent village-based government health care affects the use of modern contraception. The use of temporary family planning methods is negligible in the area...
  8. ncbi Utilization of family planning services by married Sudanese women of reproductive age
    A H Ibnouf
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    East Mediterr Health J 13:1372-81. 2007
    ..1% and 3.6% respectively). Use of male methods (condom; sterilization) was extremely low. Socioeconomic status, knowledge and education level were the most important determinants of using modern methods...
  9. ncbi National, regional, and global rates and trends in contraceptive prevalence and unmet need for family planning between 1990 and 2015: a systematic and comprehensive analysis
    Leontine Alkema
    Department of Statistics and Applied Probability and the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Lancet 381:1642-52. 2013
    ..We estimated and projected indicators of contraceptive prevalence and unmet need for family planning from 1990 to 2015...
  10. ncbi Fourteen million women with limited options: HIV/AIDS and highly effective reversible contraception in sub-Saharan Africa
    Gretchen S Stuart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Contraception 80:412-6. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, the evidence on these interactions to guide family planning providers is limited and more research in this area is urgently needed...
  11. ncbi The CHOICE study: effect of counselling on the selection of combined hormonal contraceptive methods in 11 countries
    Johannes Bitzer
    Frauenklinik, Universitatsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 17:65-78. 2012
    ..To encourage healthcare professionals to counsel women seeking combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs) about alternative CHCs and to study the influence of counselling on women's selection of CHCs...
  12. ncbi High rate of unintended pregnancies after knowing of HIV infection among HIV positive women under antiretroviral treatment in Kigali, Rwanda
    Kimiyo Kikuchi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 5:255-63. 2011
    ..Moreover, interventions are also needed to improve women's understanding of the prognosis of pediatric AIDS, and condom-use negotiation skills...
  13. ncbi Swedish teenager perceptions of teenage pregnancy, abortion, sexual behavior, and contraceptive habits--a focus group study among 17-year-old female high-school students
    Maria Ekstrand
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:980-6. 2005
    ..Teenagers' perceptions of teenage pregnancy, abortion, sexual behavior, and contraceptive habits were investigated...
  14. pmc Contraceptive use and method preference among women in Soweto, South Africa: the influence of expanding access to HIV care and treatment services
    Angela Kaida
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e13868. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate whether the prevalence of contraceptive use and method preferences varied by HIV status and receipt of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) among women in Soweto, South Africa...
  15. pmc PMTCT, HAART, and childbearing in Mozambique: an institutional perspective
    Victor Agadjanian
    Center for Population Dynamics, School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 3701, USA
    AIDS Behav 13:103-12. 2009
    ..We show how the cultural gap between the two is bridged by community activists and peer interactions among clients...
  16. ncbi Hormonal contraception and the risk of HIV acquisition
    Charles S Morrison
    Clinical Research Department, Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    AIDS 21:85-95. 2007
    ..Combined oral contraceptives (COC) and depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) are among the most widely used family planning methods; their effect on HIV acquisition is not known...
  17. pmc Patterns of contraceptive use within teenagers' first sexual relationships
    Jennifer Manlove
    Child Trends, Washington, DC, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:246-55. 2003
    ..It is important to determine how partner and relationship characteristics are related to contraceptive use and consistency within adolescents' first sexual relationships...
  18. ncbi Dual protection: more needed than practised or understood
    Marge Berer
    International Consortium for Medical Abortion London, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 14:162-70. 2006
    ..In the long-term, the development of highly efficacious and highly acceptable methods of dual protection is an urgent research priority, starting with a wider range of condoms that will appeal to more people...
  19. pmc Condoms for dual protection: patterns of use with highly effective contraceptive methods
    Karen Pazol
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:208-17. 2010
    ..Because oral contracep tives (OCs) have been the predominant form of highly effective contraceptio in the U.S., it is unknown whether condom use is similarly low with increasingly promoted user-independent methods...
  20. ncbi God should give daughters to rich families only: attitudes towards childbearing among low-income women in Punjab, Pakistan
    A Winkvist
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 51:73-81. 2000
    ..The results should be of importance in the public health planning in Pakistan as well as for those engaged in women's health issues internationally...
  21. ncbi Awareness and determinants of family planning practice in Jimma, Ethiopia
    A T Beekle
    Jimma University, School of Nursing, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Int Nurs Rev 53:269-76. 2006
    ..Currently, the country's population is growing at a rate of 3%, one of the highest rates in the world and if it continues unabated, the population will have doubled in 23 years, preventing any gain in the national development effort...
  22. pmc Contextual influences on modern contraceptive use in sub-Saharan Africa
    Rob Stephenson
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1233-40. 2007
    ..We examined the role of community-level factors in explaining geographic variations in modern contraceptive use in 6 African countries...
  23. ncbi Patterns and trends in adolescents' contraceptive use and discontinuation in developing countries and comparisons with adult women
    Ann K Blanc
    Maternal Health Task Force, EngenderHealth, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:63-71. 2009
    ..As the largest cohort of young people in history enter their childbearing years, their reproductive behavior will determine the growth and size of the world's population for decades to come...
  24. ncbi Spousal communication and family planning behavior in Navrongo: a longitudinal assessment
    Ayaga A Bawah
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 33:185-94. 2002
    ..Results from both cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis demonstrate that spousal communication does, indeed, predict contraceptive behavior, even when other factors are controlled...
  25. ncbi A qualitative assessment of decisions affecting contraceptive utilization and fertility intentions among HIV-positive women in Soweto, South Africa
    Fatima Laher
    Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Diepkloof, P O Box 114, Johannesburg, Soweto, 1864, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 13:47-54. 2009
    ..Routine counseling about pregnancy desires and contraception should be offered to HIV-positive women...
  26. ncbi Contraceptive use, protected sexual intercourse and incidence of pregnancies among African HIV-infected women. DITRAME ANRS 049 Project, Abidjan 1995-2000
    Annabel Desgrées-du-Lou
    Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD and Ecole Nationale de Statistiques et d Economie Appliquée, ENSEA, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, France
    Int J STD AIDS 13:462-8. 2002
    ..The most educated women who cannot easily adopt this strategy are particularly exposed to unwanted pregnancies...
  27. ncbi Factors associated with contraceptive choice and inconsistent method use, United States, 2004
    Jennifer J Frost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:94-104. 2008
    ..Understanding what factors contribute to inconsistent contraceptive behavior can help efforts to reduce unintended pregnancy...
  28. ncbi [Survey on knowledge, attitude, practice related to contraception among college students in Beijing]
    Yuan Zhong Zhou
    Institute of Family Planning, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
    Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 30:710-2. 2009
    ..To understand the current status and relative factors on knowledge, attitude, practice to contraception among college students in Beijing and to provide evidence for developing aimed contraceptive service and education in colleges...
  29. ncbi Future trends in contraceptive prevalence and method mix in the developing world
    John Bongaarts
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 33:24-36. 2002
    ..The procedure employed by the Futures Group to project method mix was found to be less than optimally designed, and a new methodology is, therefore, proposed...
  30. ncbi Unintended pregnancy in Australia: what more can we do?
    Angela J Taft
    Med J Aust 195:166-7. 2011
  31. ncbi Community-level determinants of contraceptive use in the Philippines: a structural analysis
    D S DeGraff
    Department of Economics, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 04011 8947, USA
    Demography 34:385-98. 1997
    ..These results provide insights regarding the structural determinants of contraceptive use and fertility that are useful for drawing policy implications...
  32. pmc To use or not to use a condom: a prospective cohort study comparing contraceptive practices among HIV-infected and HIV-negative youth in Uganda
    Jolly Beyeza-Kashesya
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 11:144. 2011
    ..Limited data exists on contraceptive decision-making and practices among HIV-infected and HIV-negative young people in low resource settings with generalized HIV epidemics...
  33. pmc A randomized controlled trial to promote long-term contraceptive use among HIV-serodiscordant and concordant positive couples in Zambia
    Rob Stephenson
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:567-74. 2011
    ....
  34. ncbi Integrating reproductive planning with primary health care: an exploration among low-income, minority women and men
    Anne Lang Dunlop
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1256 Briarcliff Road NE, Building A, Suite 238, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Sex Reprod Healthc 1:37-43. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the acceptability and utility of integrating an assessment of reproductive plans into primary care encounters...
  35. ncbi Factors affecting women's selection of a combined hormonal contraceptive method: the TEAM-06 Spanish cross-sectional study
    Iñaki Lete
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Santiago Apostol, E 01004 Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain
    Contraception 76:77-83. 2007
    ..Contraceptive efficacy and side effects are primary concerns of women when choosing a contraceptive method...
  36. ncbi The hide-and-seek game: men's perspectives on abortion and contraceptive use within marriage in a rural community in Zimbabwe
    Jeremiah Chikovore
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Zimbabwe Bulawayo College of Health Sciences
    J Biosoc Sci 34:317-32. 2002
    ..In turn this requires the use of methodologies that encourage dialogue with research participants, in order to capture their deep meanings and experiences...
  37. ncbi Women's knowledge of health effects of oral contraceptives in five Brazilian cities
    Rogério Bonassi Machado
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Jundiai School of Medicine, Jundiai, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contraception 86:698-703. 2012
    ..Although acceptability of combined oral contraceptives (COCs) is widespread, patients are often unaware of the noncontraceptive benefits...
  38. ncbi Contraceptive practices and awareness of emergency contraception in educated working women
    N Takkar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Sci 59:143-9. 2005
    ..Regular contraceptive use and emergency contraception are tools to prevent pregnancies...
  39. pmc Knowledge, use, and concerns about contraceptive methods among sero-discordant couples in Rwanda and Zambia
    Kristina Grabbe
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1449-56. 2009
    ....
  40. ncbi Knowledge of HIV status, sexual risk behaviors and contraceptive need among people living with HIV in Kenya and Malawi
    Abhijeet Anand
    Global Immunization Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention NCHHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    AIDS 23:1565-73. 2009
    ..Several studies support the need for effective interventions to reduce HIV transmission risk behaviors among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs)...
  41. ncbi 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
    ..This study seeks to demonstrate the degree to which knowledge of one's own serostatus is associated with fertility preferences and contraceptive demand and use...
  42. ncbi Pregnancy and STD prevention counseling using an adaptation of motivational interviewing: a randomized controlled trial
    Ruth Petersen
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:21-8. 2007
    ..Given levels of unintended pregnancy and STDs, an effective counseling intervention is needed to improve women's consistent use of effective prevention methods...
  43. ncbi Contraception use and associations with intimate partner violence among women in Bangladesh
    Koustuv Dalal
    Division of Public Health Science, School of Life Sciences, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    J Biosoc Sci 44:83-94. 2012
    ..The findings emphasize the importance of screening for IPV at health care centres. The differences in urban and rural contraceptive use and IPV exposure identified by the study have policy implications for service delivery and planning...
  44. ncbi Bacterial vaginosis, gonorrhea, and chlamydial infection among women attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic: a longitudinal analysis of possible causal links
    Maria F Gallo
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:213-20. 2012
    ..Interactions between bacterial vaginosis (BV) and inflammatory sexually transmitted infections, such as gonorrhea and chlamydial infection, are not well understood. Furthermore, evidence regarding the sexual transmission of BV is equivocal...
  45. ncbi Attitudes and behaviours of young Indigenous people in Townsville concerning relationships, sex and contraception: the "U Mob Yarn Up" project
    Sarah L Larkins
    Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Services, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:513-8. 2007
    ..To gain some understanding of the attitudes and behaviours of Indigenous young people in Townsville concerning relationships, contraception and safe sex...
  46. ncbi 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...
  47. ncbi Condoms in sub-Saharan Africa
    Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale
    Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal, University of Windors, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Health 9:59-72. 2012
    ....
  48. ncbi Obstacles to contraceptive use in Pakistan: a study in Punjab
    J B Casterline
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, New York, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 32:95-110. 2001
    ..The results confirm the value of taking contraceptive costs seriously, and, in particular, of attempting to measure these costs in empirical research on family planning...
  49. ncbi Social desirability bias in family planning studies: a neglected problem
    Gretchen S Stuart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7030, USA
    Contraception 80:108-12. 2009
    ..Greater skepticism about self-reports and more objective means of documenting coitus and contraceptive use are needed if contraceptive efficacy is to be accurately measured...
  50. ncbi Level and differentials of fertility in Awassa town, Southern Ethiopia
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Department of Rural Development and Family Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:93-112. 2009
    ....
  51. ncbi Adolescent pregnancy: current trends and issues
    Jonathan D Klein
    Pediatrics 116:281-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this clinical report is to review current trends and issues related to adolescent pregnancy, update practitioners on this topic, and review legal and policy implications of concern to pediatricians...
  52. ncbi Pregnancy among sex workers participating in a condom intervention trial highlights the need for dual protection
    Paul J Feldblum
    Family Health International, P O Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Contraception 76:105-10. 2007
    ..We aimed to estimate the pregnancy incidence rate among Madagascar SWs participating in an intervention trial promoting use of male and female condoms and assess the influence of various predictive factors on pregnancy risk...
  53. ncbi Changes in contraceptive method mix in developing countries
    Eric E Seiber
    Division of Health Services Management and Policy, Ohio State University College of Public Health, Columbus, OH, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 33:117-23. 2007
    ..Understanding shifts in contraceptive method mix is key to helping policymakers, program managers and donor agencies meet current contraceptive demand and estimate future needs in developing countries...
  54. ncbi Family planning among HIV positive and negative prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) clients in a resource poor setting in South Africa
    Karl Peltzer
    Social Aspects of HIV AIDS and Health, Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 13:973-9. 2009
    ..HIV prevention and family planning must acknowledge the reproductive desires of HIV positive women and men...
  55. ncbi Trends and correlates of hormonal contraceptive use among HIV-infected women in Rakai, Uganda, 1994-2006
    Chelsea B Polis
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Contraception 83:549-55. 2011
    ..Little is known about what factors correlate with hormonal contraceptive (HC) use in HIV-infected women in sub-Saharan Africa...
  56. pmc Contraception and fertility plans in a cohort of HIV-positive women in care
    Nancy L Stanwood
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Box 668, Rochester, NY 14642 8558, USA
    Contraception 75:294-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine determinants of contraceptive use, desired future childbearing and sterilization regret among HIV-positive women...
  57. ncbi The proximate determinants of the decline to below-replacement fertility in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Amson Sibanda
    Department of Sociology and Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 34:1-7. 2003
    ..Poor employment prospects and relatively high housing costs are likely factors that encourage couples to delay marriage and reduce marital fertility...
  58. ncbi Being strategic about contraceptive introduction: the experience of the Standard Days Method
    James N Gribble
    BRIDGE Project, Population Reference Bureau, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Contraception 77:147-54. 2008
    ....
  59. ncbi Differences in teenage pregnancy rates among five developed countries: the roles of sexual activity and contraceptive use
    J E Darroch
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Fam Plann Perspect 33:244-50, 281. 2001
    ....
  60. ncbi U.S. women's one-year contraceptive use patterns, 2004
    Jennifer J Frost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:48-55. 2007
    ..Improved measures of the continuity of women's contraceptive use, nonuse and switching patterns can help identify ways to reduce unintended pregnancy...
  61. pmc Impact of integrated family planning and HIV care services on contraceptive use and pregnancy outcomes: a retrospective cohort study
    Rose J Kosgei
    United States Agency for International Development Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare Partnership, Eldoret, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e121-6. 2011
    ..To determine the impact of routine care (RC) and integrated family planning (IFP) and HIV care service on family planning (FP) uptake and pregnancy outcomes...
  62. ncbi Women's knowledge, preferences, and practices of modern contraceptive methods in Woreta, Ethiopia
    Berhanemeskel Weldegerima
    University of Gondar, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Pharmaceutics Department, School of Pharmacy, P O Box 196 Bakafa Road, Gondar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
    Res Social Adm Pharm 4:302-7. 2008
    ..Inadequate family planning services are problematic in Ethiopia. Understanding determinants in contraceptive methods use may be instructive in the design of interventions to improve family planning outcomes...
  63. ncbi Pregnancy desires, and contraceptive knowledge and use among prevention of mother-to-child transmission clients in Rwanda
    Batya Elul
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, Room 1132, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS 23:S19-26. 2009
    ..To understand pregnancy intentions and contraception knowledge and use among HIV-positive and negative women in the national prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in Rwanda...
  64. ncbi Improving young people's access to reproductive health care in rural Zimbabwe
    L F Langhaug
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 15:147-57. 2003
    ..There is a widely held belief that teaching young people about sex will promote sexual activity. Our findings suggested that staff training should focus on attitudinal rather than medical issues...
  65. pmc Knowledge and use of emergency contraception among women in the Western Cape province of South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Landon Myer
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Womens Health 7:14. 2007
    ..At the same time, rates of teenage and unintended pregnancy in South Africa remain high, and there are few data on knowledge of EC in the general population in South Africa, as in other resource-limited settings...
  66. ncbi The impact of the family planning supply environment on contraceptive intentions and use in Morocco
    R J Magnani
    Department of International Health and Development, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 30:120-32. 1999
    ..Evidence of a significant enabling or facilitating role of family planning services is found, and the results also suggest that family planning program factors influence contraceptive intentions in important ways...
  67. ncbi Comprehensive counseling about combined hormonal contraceptives changes the choice of contraceptive methods: results of the CHOICE program in Sweden
    Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 90:869-77. 2011
    ..To study the influence of counseling on women's contraceptive decisions...
  68. pmc Perceptions of the safety of oral contraceptives among a predominantly Latina population in Texas
    Daniel Grossman
    Ibis Reproductive Health, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Contraception 81:254-60. 2010
    ..Fear of side effects and previous negative experiences are common reasons for contraceptive nonuse...
  69. ncbi Women having abortion in urban Nepal: 2005 and 2010 compared
    S Thapa
    Public Health Institute, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC 20004, USA
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 10:8-13. 2012
    ..Whether the profile of the clients, reasons for abortion, and contraceptive use have changed are not known and need to be investigated...
  70. ncbi Determinants and causes of son preference among women delivering in Mansoura, Egypt
    A H el-Gilany
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Mansoura, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 13:119-28. 2007
    ..Achievement of the desired sex, whether son or daughter, was associated with less desire for more children, intention to prolong pregnancy spacing and intention to use contraceptives...
  71. ncbi Knowledge, attitude and practice of family planning methods among women attending antenatal clinic in Jos, North-central Nigeria
    B T Utoo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jos University Teaching Hospital
    Niger J Med 19:214-8. 2010
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  72. ncbi Dual use of condoms and contraceptives in the USA
    Jenny A Higgins
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Sex Health 9:73-80. 2012
    ..However, few reviews compare dual method use prevalence or trends or systematically review the facilitators and barriers of dual method use across multiple studies...
  73. ncbi Two sons and a daughter: sex composition and women's reproductive behaviour in Madhya Pradesh, India
    Jeffrey Edmeades
    International Center for Research on Women, Washington, DC, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 44:749-64. 2012
    ..436, p < 0.01) and twelve times more likely to be sterilized (OR 12.297, p < 0.01) relative to those with two girls only...
  74. ncbi Sexual risk behaviors associated with having older sex partners: a study of black adolescent females
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:20-4. 2002
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  75. ncbi Combined condom and contraceptive use among South African women
    Chelsea Morroni
    S Afr Med J 96:620, 622. 2006
  76. ncbi Community and contraceptive choice in rural Thailand: a case study of Nang Rong
    B Entwisle
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 3210
    Demography 33:1-11. 1996
    ..The qualitative data provide a complementary perspective, emphasizing the importance of social as well as physical space and giving particular attention to the structure of conversational networks...
  77. ncbi Evaluation of the efficacy of a nonlatex condom: results from a randomized, controlled clinical trial
    Terri L Walsh
    Research Division, California Family Health Council, Los Angeles, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:79-86. 2003
    ..To reduce unintended pregnancy and HIV infection, it is critical to develop reliable male condoms that will attract consumers who reject conventional latex condoms...
  78. ncbi Contextual influences on reproductive health service use in Uttar Pradesh, India
    Rob Stephenson
    Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 33:309-20. 2002
    ..The results demonstrate the need to look beyond individual factors when examining health-care-seeking behavior, and illustrate that there is no singular "community" effect on service use...
  79. ncbi Contraceptive usage among abortion seekers in Nigeria
    L F Adewole
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 21:112-4. 2002
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  80. ncbi Female control of sexuality: illusion or reality? Use of vaginal products in south west Uganda
    G Green
    Health and Social Services Institute, University of Essex, Colchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 52:585-98. 2001
    ..Even though, use of these products in practice often involved negotiation with male partners, the fact that use was contingent on women's action was empowering and increased somewhat their ability to control their sexual health...
  81. pmc Cross-sectional analysis of factors associated with prior contraceptive use among hospitalized obstetric patients in Kabul, Afghanistan
    Catherine S Todd
    Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Contraception 78:249-56. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to assess prevalence and correlates of prior contraceptive use among hospitalized obstetric patients in Kabul, Afghanistan...
  82. pmc Patterns of contraceptive use in 5 European countries. European Study Group on Infertility and Subfecundity
    A Spinelli
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Am J Public Health 90:1403-8. 2000
    ..The use of contraception in Denmark, Germany, Poland, Italy, and Spain is described...
  83. ncbi Contraceptive choices of women in rural Southeastern Nigeria
    B Chigbu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Abia State University Teaching Hospital Aba, Nigeria
    Niger J Clin Pract 13:195-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the contraceptive choices and usage of women in rural Aba, Southeastern Nigeria, and identify factors influencing their choice and usage of modern contraceptive methods...
  84. ncbi The association of health insurance with use of prescription contraceptives
    Kelly R Culwell
    Program in Family Planning and Contraception, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:226-30. 2007
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  85. ncbi Contraceptive use and associations with intimate partner violence among a population-based sample of New Zealand women
    Janet Fanslow
    Social and Community Health School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:83-9. 2008
    ..To outline the use of contraception among a representative sample of New Zealand women, and explore associations with intimate partner violence (IPV), and contraception and condom use...
  86. ncbi Assessing attitudes about emergency contraception among urban, minority adolescent girls: an in-depth interview study
    Cynthia J Mollen
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e395-401. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work was to explore the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of urban, minority adolescent girls about intention to use emergency contraception pills and to identify barriers to emergency contraception pill use...
  87. ncbi Religiosity, sexual behaviors, and sexual attitudes during emerging adulthood
    Eva S Lefkowitz
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Sex Res 41:150-9. 2004
    ..The findings support reference group theory and highlight the importance of considering the specific constructs of religiosity and sexuality assessed in studies of these topics...
  88. ncbi Fertility control? Middle-aged Australian women's retrospective reports of their pregnancies
    Edith Weisberg
    Sydney Centre for Reproduction Health Research, Family Planning New South Wales, Ashfield, NSW
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:390-2. 2008
    ..To assess middle-aged Australian women's retrospective reports of how intended and wanted were their pregnancies, and the degree of happiness associated with these pregnancies...
  89. ncbi Hormonal contraception and physiology: a research-based theory of discontinuation due to side effects
    Virginia J Vitzthum
    Department of Anthropology, Student Building 130, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 36:13-32. 2005
    ..Appropriately adjusting the level of the steroid delivered may benefit women's health and improve the acceptability and continuation of hormonal contraceptives...
  90. pmc The Australian longitudinal study of health and relationships
    Anthony M A Smith
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:139. 2007
    ..The overall aim of the Australian Longitudinal Study of Health and Relationships is to document the natural history of the sexual and reproductive health of the Australian adult population...
  91. ncbi Factors associated with effective contraceptive use among a sample of Latina women
    S Marie Harvey
    Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA
    Women Health 43:1-16. 2006
    ..Efforts to prevent unintended pregnancy need to address the role of relationship factors in the sexual risk and protective behaviors of Latinas...
  92. ncbi Consumer behaviour and contraceptive decisions: resolving a decades-long puzzle
    Martha Campbell
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 32:241-4. 2006
  93. ncbi Influence of culture on contraceptive utilization among HIV-positive women in Brazil, Kenya, and South Africa
    Catherine S Todd
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:454-68. 2011
    ..Contraceptive use among HIV-positive women is substantially influenced by culture and other factors. Counseling efforts should consider individual factors in method selection and offer method variety to accommodate changing needs...
  94. pmc Structural and environmental barriers to condom use negotiation with clients among female sex workers: implications for HIV-prevention strategies and policy
    Kate Shannon
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:659-65. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between environmental-structural factors and condom-use negotiation with clients among female sex workers...
  95. ncbi Adolescent clinic visits for contraception: support from mothers, male partners and friends
    Cynthia Harper
    Center for Reproductive Health Policy and Research, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:20-6. 2004
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  96. ncbi Sex and HIV education programs: their impact on sexual behaviors of young people throughout the world
    Douglas B Kirby
    Department of Research, ETR Associates, Scotts Valley, California 95066, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:206-17. 2007
    ..Replications of studies also indicate that programs remain effective when implemented by others in different communities, provided all the activities are implemented as intended in similar settings...
  97. ncbi The pattern and factors associated with child spacing in eastern Saudi Arabia
    S M al-Almaie
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, PO Box 40072, Alkhobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
    J R Soc Promot Health 123:217-21. 2003
    ..Health team members need to know this information and the variables related to them in order to advise mothers. The figures are also essential in planning measures to reduce infant and child morbidity and mortality...
  98. pmc Discontinuation and resumption of contraceptive use: results from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Barbara Vaughan
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Contraception 78:271-83. 2008
    ..Discontinuation of contraceptive use that is not immediately followed by resumption of use of another method while a woman is at risk is a common cause of unintended pregnancy...
  99. ncbi Attitudes and behavior towards contraception among Greek women during reproductive age: a country-wide survey
    Yannis Tountas
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Center for Health Services Research, Medical School, University of Athens, 25 Alexandroupoleos Street, 115 27 Athens, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 116:190-5. 2004
    ..The study objectives were to explore current contraceptive behavior of Greek women during reproductive age...
  100. ncbi The impact of education and media on contraceptive use in Bangladesh: a multivariate analysis
    Abdul Goni
    Department of Population Science and Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    Int J Nurs Pract 18:565-73. 2012
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Research Grants66

  1. Contraceptive Use Patterns Among Teens and Young Adults
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. A Contextual Model of Microbicide Acceptability
    Kathleen Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Anatomic Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism
    ANAND KUMAR NARAYAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..With this grant, we hope to use new imaging techniques to determine who is at risk for DVT so that we can prevent people from developing DVT. ..
  4. Partner Violence and Reproductive Coercion Among Native American Women
    Elizabeth Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  5. Improving Women's Sexual Health While in Drug Addiction Treatment
    Hendree E Jones; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. Race, contraceptive behavior, and unintended pregnancy
    Sonya B Borrero; Fiscal Year: 2013
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  7. Research Infrastructure for the Hopkins Population Center
    Andrew J Cherlin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..And a Developmental Infrastructure Core will encourage and develop research projects and proposals through pilot project grants, workshops, and other activities. ..
  8. Neighborhood Context, School Context, and Romantic Relationships
    Yasamin Kusunoki; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  9. CONTRACEPTION, BREASTFEEDING, AND THE USE OF HEALTH CARE
    JOSEPH POTTER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The results of the study will have implications for a number of controversies concerning the determinants and consequences of reproductive behavior in developing countries...
  10. GENDER, RACE AND COHORT DIFFERENCES IN ABORTION ATTITUDE
    Koray Tanfer; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Confirmatory factor analysis will be used to obtain the measurement model. Regression and structural equations will be used to estimate the conceptual model. ..
  11. ADOLESCENT SOCIALIZATION AND HETEROSEXUAL BEHAVIOR
    MICHAEL MICKLIN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ....
  12. Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Social Comparison Uses Scale
    BETH TIGGES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. DIFFUSION OF FERTILITY CONTROL
    JOHN CASTERLINE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..In the second and third stages, a basic feature of the models examined will be the inclusion among the explanatory variables of indicators of the level of fertility control in other areas...
  14. CONSCIOUS/PRECONSCIOUS MOTIVATION IN TEENAGE PREGNANCY
    Nancy Adler; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The effects of ethnicity, religion, age, SES, and intentions regarding contraceptive use on contraceptive behavior and pregnancy will also be examined...
  15. Randomized Controlled Trial to Enhance Dual Protection Among PLHIV in India
    Trace S Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  16. Psychological Symptoms and Oral Contraceptive Continuation in Young Minorities
    Kelli Stidham Hall; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed training plan will provide the applicant with the foundation to transition into a career as an independent interdisciplinary nurse scientist. ..
  17. TEEN CONTRACEPTIVE BEHAVIOR IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT
    RONALD RINDFUSS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Our estimation procedures are designed to take into account the particular constraints of the data sets and the underlying theoretical problems posed by modelling adolescent sexual and contraceptive behavior...
  18. FERTILITY-RELATED BEHAVIOR IN STD CLINIC CLIENTS
    Constance Nathanson; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..This study will contribute to the knowledge on which intervention to change behaviors that contribute to STD and pregnancy risks depends...
  19. The Social Context of Unintended Pregnancy in College-aged Women
    MELISSA LEHAN MACKIN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This knowledge will contribute to improved public health interventions, lead to a decrease in disparities in access to health care, and allow for informed health policy decisions. ..
  20. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY IN FOUR LOW INCOME GROUPS
    Warren Miller; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  21. CONTRACEPTIVE USE DYNAMICS IN THE U.S.
    William Grady; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..In using the data set to accomplish the goals of the proposed study, the analysis will provide the most accurate and most detailed information about contraceptive switching that has ever been available. ..
  22. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In an era of continued reforms to welfare legislation, research and policy communities will benefit from our policy-relevant empirical research, which is based on theory and is grounded in the research literature. ..
  23. Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of males
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Identifying Services Changes to Improve Contraceptive U*
    Jennifer Frost; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..By identifying gaps in knowledge and effective intervention models, it will also stimulate new research and intervention development and evaluation. ..
  26. Combined Hormonal Contraceptive Use in High Risk Women
    Tina Raine Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This type of information is necessary to translate the new developments in contraceptive technology into improvements in reproductive health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Linking Biophysical Functions of Microbicides to User Perception & Acceptability
    Kathleen Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In sum, this work will contribute methodology leading to rational design of microbicide formulations that co-optimize vaginal distribution and retention with user acceptability. ..
  28. Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Melissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Ethnicity, Marriage, and Fertility in Kazakhstan
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed project will constitute a necessary initial step toward a more comprehensive study of sociodemographic adjustments to dramatic societal changes and will therefore lead to a subsequent NIH application. ..
  30. WAR, FORCED MIGRATION, AND HIV/AIDS RISKS IN ANGOLA
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..To achieve these objectives survey and qualitative data will be collected in two peri-urban municipalities of Luanda--one populated mainly by IDPs and another populated mainly by non-IDPs. ..
  31. 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. ..
  32. REDUCING HIV RISK IN FEMALE TEENS: A TAILORED APPROACH
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Religious Organizations and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The recommendations resulting from the project will be disseminated for possible applications in various parts of Mozambique. ..
  34. HIV RISK REDUCTION FOR PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
    Laura Otto Salaj; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If successful, this research will suggest a potentially important and cost-effective way to strengthen the effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions for an important subpopulation of SMI adults. ..
  35. New model for describing and projecting adult mortality
    John Bongaarts; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) Test the new projection method by comparing its results with projections produced by the Lee-Carter procedure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Prophylactic Ibuprofen: Effect on IUD Continuation Rates
    David Hubacher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In the US, ibuprofen may help spur renewed interest in the most cost effective and efficacious reversible contraceptive method available. ..
  37. Microcredit and Health Services Experiment in Bangladesh
    Stan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  38. Conspiracies, Perceived Discrimination & Sexual Behavior
    Sheryl Thorburn; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings from this study will inform efforts to prevent HIV and other STDs, as well as unintended pregnancy, among African Americans nationally. ..
  39. Men's Migration and Women's HIV/AIDS Risks in Mozambique
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..They will also provide invaluable information for interventions aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS risks among rural African women. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Prime Time: Health Promotion for Multiple Risk Behaviors
    Renee E Sieving; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If the intervention demonstrates success in preventing risk behaviors, we will actively engage in dissemination efforts to affect best practices in primary care clinics serving adolescent girls. ..
  41. A RCT of LNG-IUD vs. DMPA for young postpartum women
    Nancy Stanwood; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such a study could provide evidence for the safe and effective use of LNG-IUD in young postpartum women, leading to fewer unintended pregnancies. ..
  42. Teens and Exposure to HIV Risk on the Web
    Ralph DiClemente; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Given the controversy surrounding teens' exposure to sexual content on the Web, there is a compelling need to examine the impact of these exposures on teens' sexual health. ..
  43. Brief HIV and Alcohol Combined Interventions for Women
    Laura Otto Salaj; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Data generated from the study will inform development of future combined alcohol and HIV risk reduction interventions. ..
  44. Female Anti-Problem Drinking Group & Campus Initiatives
    Joseph LaBrie; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Campus awareness will increase and campus culture will be changed. Evaluation/analysis plan is included. ..
  45. School-Based Alcohol and HIV Prevention in South Africa
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also further investigate the relationships among social psychological mediating variables, individual difference variables, and alcohol and sexual risk-taking behaviors. ..
  46. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Prevention
    Philip Palmgreen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The televised public service announcements will also be made available to other communities for airing there, with potentially significant public health outcomes. ..
  47. 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. ..
  48. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  49. Partner Specific Factors in Adolescent Behavior
    Cynthia Rosengard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This program of research will be conducted with the guidance of a multidisciplinary and experienced team including adolescent health, medical, and behavioral health researchers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. WIH/Brown Epidemiology/Clinical Trials Training Program
    Lori Boardman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This multidisciplinary program will provide a new cadre of ob/gyn investigators who will further the scientific database in reproductive health. ..
  51. Sexual Behavior, Sexual Networks and STDs in China
    GIOVANNA MERLI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Love, Marriage, and HIV: Gender and HIV Risk
    Jennifer Hirsch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Building Partnerships to Reduce Youth HIV Risk in Africa
    Akinrinola Bankole; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The expanded activities would also increase the potential of the Research Project to have an impact on policy and programs and to improve prevention of HIV among youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  54. STIs/HIV Risk in Young Adults: A Multilevel Approach
    Dawn Upchurch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Targeted Social Network HIV Prevention Intervention
    Yuri Amirkhanian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research, if successful, will provide a model that can be used to focus HIV prevention efforts on community population segments in greatest need. ..
  56. Reducing HIV Risk among Mexican Youth
    Antonia Villarruel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  57. Female Condom Use in South African College Students
    Joanne Mantell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, this brief intervention should be widely replicable in other similar settings. ..
  58. Partner Violence Norms and HIV Risk-Taking Among Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Ilene Speizer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The information from this study can be used to make recommendations on strategies to reduce youth violence risk with the underlying objective of strengthening HIV prevention programs for youth. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Feasibility Study of Soccer Injuries
    Melissa Schiff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this research will be used to for the development of a large, prospective cohort study to evaluate potentially modifiable risk factors for injury among female youth soccer players. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Tanzania Injection Drug Use/HIV Prevention Project
    Mark Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....