Summary: Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.
Publications185 found, 100 shown here
- Unintended pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: magnitude of the problem and potential role of contraceptive implants to alleviate itDavid 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...
- Condoms for dual protection: patterns of use with highly effective contraceptive methodsKaren 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...
- Dual protection: more needed than practised or understoodMarge 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...
- Obstacles to contraceptive use in Pakistan: a study in PunjabJ 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...
- Social desirability bias in family planning studies: a neglected problemGretchen 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...
- Level and differentials of fertility in Awassa town, Southern EthiopiaSamson Gebremedhin
Department of Rural Development and Family Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Afr J Reprod Health 13:93-112. 2009....
- Highly active antiretroviral therapy and increased use of contraceptives among HIV-positive women during expanding access to antiretroviral therapy in Mbarara, UgandaIrene 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...
- God should give daughters to rich families only: attitudes towards childbearing among low-income women in Punjab, PakistanA 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...
- Pregnancy desires, and contraceptive knowledge and use among prevention of mother-to-child transmission clients in RwandaBatya 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...
- Prevalence of lifetime abortion and methods of contraception among female sex workers in Bogota, ColombiaChristian T Bautista
US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru, Unit 3800 APO AA 3403
Contraception 77:209-13. 2008..The primary objective was to estimate the lifetime prevalence of abortion and the secondary objective was to describe the use of contraceptive methods among female sex workers (FSW) in Bogota, Colombia...
- Contraceptive use and consistency in U.S. teenagers' most recent sexual relationshipsJennifer Manlove
Child Trends, Washington, DC, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:265-75. 2004..Understanding the factors associated with contraceptive use in teenagers' most recent relationships can help identify strategies to prevent unintended pregnancy...
- The need for family planning and safe abortion services among women sex workers seeking STI care in CambodiaThérèse Delvaux
STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Reprod Health Matters 11:88-95. 2003..These findings reveal the need for accessible contraception and safe abortion services among sex workers in Cambodia, and raise the issue of the reproductive rights and reproductive health needs of women sex workers in general...
- Spousal communication and family planning behavior in Navrongo: a longitudinal assessmentAyaga 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...
- Efficacy of the female condom as a barrier to semen during intercourseMaurizio Macaluso
Department of Epidemiology and International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Am J Epidemiol 157:289-97. 2003..The female condom prevented semen exposure in 79-93% of condom uses. Exposure was associated with user-reported problems but also occurred in their absence. Reported problems and semen exposure decreased with user experience...
- Women empowerment and marital fertility in OmanAsya Al Riyami
J Egypt Public Health Assoc 78:55-72. 2003..In developing countries where fertility limitation depend on "modern" methods, women's education and autonomy are considered as strong tools to make changes in demographic transition...
- Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian womenGilda 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...
- HIV infection in women: impact on contraceptionJarbas Magalhães
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Contraception 66:87-91. 2002..It is expected that HIV and family planning clinics will address HIV infected women's needs and be prepared to integrate contraception and gynecological care...
- Can changes in sexual behaviors among high school students explain the decline in teen pregnancy rates in the 1990s?John S Santelli
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Adolesc Health 35:80-90. 2004..Previous attempts to explain these declines focused on the period before 1995 and did not directly calculate the impact of improved contraceptive use...
- Family planning among HIV positive and negative prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) clients in a resource poor setting in South AfricaKarl 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...
- Effect of partner relationship on motivation to use condoms among adolescent mothersBelinda D Johnston-Briggs
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 29 S Paca St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 100:929-35. 2008..Adolescent mothers have high rates of repeat pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). We sought to identify factors associated with their consistent condom use...
- Factors associated with the content of sex education in U.S. public secondary schoolsDavid J Landry
The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:261-9. 2003..Factors potentially associated with these variations need to be examined...
- Preventing adolescent pregnancy: a review of programs and practicesC Franklin
School of Social Work, University of Austin, San Jacinto, TX 78712 1203, USA
Soc Work 45:40-52. 2000....
- "Having another child would be a life or death situation for her": understanding pregnancy termination among couples in rural BangladeshJessica 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...
- U.S. women's one-year contraceptive use patterns, 2004Jennifer 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...
- The potential impact of antiretroviral therapy on fertility in sub-Saharan AfricaAngela Kaida
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3, Canada
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 3:187-94. 2006..A conceptual framework is proposed to guide future research aimed at understanding how widespread use of ARV therapy may impact fertility in sub-Saharan Africa...
- The population impact of HIV on fertility in sub-Saharan AfricaJames J C Lewis
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, University of London, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG, UK
AIDS 18:S35-43. 2004..The extent to which these could be attributed to the direct impact of the epidemic on both infected and uninfected women, as opposed to pre-existing differences in their fertility, merits further study...
- HIV disease progression by hormonal contraceptive method: secondary analysis of a randomized trialElizabeth M Stringer
Centre for Infectious Disease Research, Lusaka, Zambia
AIDS 23:1377-82. 2009..We hypothesized that women using depomedroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraception would have faster HIV disease progression than women using oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) and nonhormonal methods...
- Plateaus during the rise of contraceptive prevalenceJohn Ross
The Futures Group International, Glastonbury, CT, USA
Int Fam Plan Perspect 30:39-44. 2004
- Contraceptive use in HIV-positive womenIsabelle Heard
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale INSERM U430 and Unité d Immunologie Clinique, Hopital Europeen G Pompidou, Paris, France
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:714-20. 2004..3-3.3). These data emphasize that contraception counseling should include a discussion on reproductive issues as well as transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, taking into account the partner's serostatus...
- Contraception and fertility plans in a cohort of HIV-positive women in careNancy 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...
- Reasons for unprotected intercourse: analysis of the PRAMS surveyMary D Nettleman
Department of Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
Contraception 75:361-6. 2007..This study was conducted to identify reasons why women had unprotected intercourse that led to an unintended pregnancy...
- A rose by any other name? Objective knowledge, perceived knowledge, and adolescent male condom useEllen M Rock
Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Program at the University of Minnesota s Center for Adolescent Health and Development, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Pediatrics 115:667-72. 2005..To investigate the role of objective and perceived knowledge about condoms in adolescent males' condom use at first intercourse...
- Emergency contraception: what do our patients know?Jean Abbott
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA
Ann Emerg Med 43:376-81. 2004..We perform this study to measure knowledge, attitudes, practices, and perceived needs about emergency contraception in a sample of women seeking emergency department (ED) care...
- Contraceptive use among U.S. women having abortions in 2000-2001Rachel K Jones
The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:294-303. 2002....
- Contraceptive practices and awareness of emergency contraception in educated working womenN 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...
- Preventing unintended pregnancy: implications for physiciansRuth Lesnewski
Am Fam Physician 69:2779-80, 2782. 2004
- Contraception choice for HIV positive womenH S Mitchell
Mortimer Market Centre, Camden Primary Care Trust, London, UK
Sex Transm Infect 80:167-73. 2004..The aim of this article is to present a global overview of contraception choice for women living with HIV infection including effects on sexual transmission risk...
- Patterns of oral contraceptive pill-taking and condom use among adolescent contraceptive pill usersJennifer L Woods
Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
J Adolesc Health 39:381-7. 2006..The purpose of this study was to describe daily adherence patterns of OCP use, to analyze OCP protection on an event level basis, and to examine pill-taking and condom use during method transitions...
- Condom discomfort and associated problems with their use among university studentsRichard Crosby
College of Public Health, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0003, USA
J Am Coll Health 54:143-7. 2005..Continued investigation of this topic is warranted. Prevention education may benefit university students by promoting several key practices, such as adding lubricant to condoms before they dry out and acquiring condoms that fit properly...
- High uptake of postpartum hormonal contraception among HIV-1-seropositive women in KenyaJennifer Balkus
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
Sex Transm Dis 34:25-9. 2007..The objectives of this study were to determine patterns of contraceptive utilization among sexually active HIV-1-seropositive women postpartum and to identify correlates of hormonal contraception uptake...
- Combined condom and contraceptive use among South African womenChelsea Morroni
S Afr Med J 96:620, 622. 2006
- Women's autonomy, education and employment in Oman and their influence on contraceptive useAsya Al Riyami
Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Oman
Reprod Health Matters 12:144-54. 2004..For nearly half the 1,830 women in the study, the husband decided whether contraception was used. Fewer than 1% were using contraception before their first child as women are expected to have a child within the first year of marriage...
- Women's acceptance of the diaphragm: the role of relationship factorsLinda J Beckman
Alliant International University, Los Angeles, USA
J Sex Res 43:297-306. 2006..These results suggest that acceptability of contraceptive methods among women is influenced by their perceptions of their male partner and relationship factors...
- 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....
- Contraceptive counseling in managed care: preventing unintended pregnancy in adultsCarol S Weisman
Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Womens Health Issues 12:79-95. 2002....
- Sexual risk behaviors associated with having older sex partners: a study of black adolescent femalesRalph 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....
- Trends in family planning in Russia, 1994-2003Francesca Perlman
European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:40-50. 2009..Although Russian women have adequate knowledge of modern contraceptives, their level of use of these methods has been low, and abortion rates remain relatively high...
- Rural and urban Midwestern United States contraception practicesS A Hartlage
Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
Contraception 63:319-23. 2001..Results do not strongly support that locale differences in contraception practices are a function of concern about contracting STDs...
- Changes in prescription contraceptive use, 1995-2002: the effect of insurance statusKelly R Culwell
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Obstet Gynecol 110:1371-8. 2007..To examine changes in prescription contraception use between 1995 and 2002 by insurance status among women at risk for unintended pregnancy...
- Ukrainian medical students' experiences, attitudes, and knowledge about reproductive healthI Mogilevkina
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology, Donetsk State Medical University, Prospect Ilicha, 16 Donetsk, 340003, Ukraine
J Am Coll Health 49:269-72. 2001..Improving knowledge concerning unwanted pregnancies and STI among Ukraine's future health providers may contribute to improving reproductive health issues in general in Ukraine...
- The relationship between HAART use and sexual activity among HIV-positive women of reproductive age in Brazil, South Africa, and UgandaA Kaida
Department of Healthcare and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
AIDS Care 20:21-5. 2008..15; 95%CI: 0.77-5.99). In summary, self-reported recent sexual intercourse is not more likely among women on HAART. Moreover, sexually active HAART users may be more likely to practice protected sex and use contraceptives...
- Ambivalence and pregnancy: adolescents' attitudes, contraceptive use and pregnancyHannah Bruckner
Department of Sociology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:248-57. 2004..It is often argued that adolescents who become pregnant do not sufficiently appreciate the negative consequences, and that prevention programs should target participants' attitudes toward pregnancy...
- Future trends in contraceptive prevalence and method mix in the developing worldJohn 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...
- Africa: the new family planning frontierJohn C Caldwell
Health Transition Centre, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Stud Fam Plann 33:76-86. 2002..Problems include stagnation in economic growth and in child mortality decline, as well as the persistence of the AIDS epidemic...
- Contraceptive use, protected sexual intercourse and incidence of pregnancies among African HIV-infected women. DITRAME ANRS 049 Project, Abidjan 1995-2000Annabel 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...
- Reducing unplanned pregnancy and abortion in Zimbabwe through postabortion contraceptionBrooke R Johnson
Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Stud Fam Plann 33:195-202. 2002..The results also suggest that postabortion family planning services can reduce the incidence of repeat abortion...
- Contraceptive practices of women after abortion in TurkeyO Karabacak
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 6:129-33. 2001..This may suggest that, although couples plan to get pregnant, they do not concentrate on the ideal conditions for conception or they do, in fact, practice some form of family planning...
- A qualitative assessment of decisions affecting contraceptive utilization and fertility intentions among HIV-positive women in Soweto, South AfricaFatima 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...
- The impact of the Navrongo Project on contraceptive knowledge and use, reproductive preferences, and fertilityCornelius 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...
- Changes in contraceptive method mix in developing countriesEric 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...
- Limits of teacher delivered sex education: interim behavioural outcomes from randomised trialDaniel Wight
Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
BMJ 324:1430. 2002..To determine whether a theoretically based sex education programme for adolescents (SHARE) delivered by teachers reduced unsafe sexual intercourse compared with current practice...
- Effect of advanced provision of emergency contraception on women's contraceptive behaviour: a randomized controlled trialSue S T Lo
The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong, 9 F 130 Hennessy Road, Hong Kong SAR
Hum Reprod 19:2404-10. 2004..Emergency contraception (EC) can prevent pregnancy but is under-used. Advanced provision increases use but the effect on contraceptive behaviour varies...
- Contraception and sexual health: are we on the right track?J Tripp
Child Health, Peninsula Medical School, Church Lane, Heavitree, Exeter EX2 5SQ, UK
Arch Dis Child 90:885-6. 2005
- Sexual possibility situations and sexual behaviors among young adolescents: the moderating role of protective factorsColleen DiLorio
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Adolesc Health 35:528.e11-20. 2004....
- Teenagers and double buggies: preventing a second pregnancyFrances Perrow
RCM Midwives 7:508-9. 2004
- Evaluating a teen STD prevention Web siteLisa K Gilbert
The American Social Health Association, Durham, North Carolina 27709, USA
J Adolesc Health 37:236-42. 2005..Little is known about how teens use the Internet to seek this information. A pilot study was conducted to measure audience and information-seeking characteristics of the www.iwannaknow.org Web site...
- [Gender and sexuality in young people at Bafoussam and Mbalmayo, Cameroon]Rwenge Mburano Jean-Robert
Enseignant et Chercheur, IFORD, , Cameroun
Afr J Reprod Health 8:145-63. 2004..Health education and information programmes can be improved amongst these youth populations by taking into account the totality of these elements...
- Awareness, attitude and practice of contraception among secondary school girls in Calabar, NigeriaE A Bassey
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Nigeria
Niger J Med 14:146-50. 2005....
- Outcomes of three different models for sex education and citizenship programs concerning knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of Brazilian adolescentsMargarita Diaz
Reprolatina Soluções Inovadoras em Saúde Reprodutiva, Campinas, Brazil
Cad Saude Publica 21:589-97. 2005..However, after the evaluation Belo Horizonte reframed its educational strategies and launched a scaling-up process in a joint effort with the health and school systems...
- The effect of dislike of school on risk of teenage pregnancy: testing of hypotheses using longitudinal data from a randomised trial of sex educationC Bonell
Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 59:223-30. 2005..To test two hypotheses that attitude to school is linked to pregnancy via pathways involving young people having "alternative" expectations or deficits in sexual health knowledge and confidence...
- Prebirth psychosocial factors as predictors of consistency in contraceptive use among Taiwanese adolescent mothers at 6 months postpartumRuey-Hsia Wang
Kaohsiung Medical University, College of Nursing, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Public Health Nurs 22:271-9. 2005..7% of the participants. CONCLUSIONS: Health care professionals should provide adolescent mothers with the information they need to improve their attitude and self-efficacy toward contraception before they enter the postpartum period...
- Contraception education in BrazilBarbara Hastings-Asatourian
University of Salford
Pract Midwife 8:21-4. 2005
- Reliability of self-reported contraceptive use and sexual behaviors among adolescent girlsR Sieving
University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 5 160 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street S E, Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
J Sex Res 42:159-66. 2005..Study findings have implications for future research utilizing adolescents' self-reported sexual and contraceptive use behaviors...
- Sexual activity, fertility and contraceptive use in middle-aged and older men: Men in Australia, Telephone Survey (MATeS)C A Holden
Andrology Australia, Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Auatralia
Hum Reprod 20:3429-34. 2005....
- [Preventive work is required for sexual health promotion among adolescents]Margareta Larsson
Uppsala universitet, Uppsala
Lakartidningen 104:1992-5. 2007
- Contraceptive use among hairdressers in South-west NigeriaF 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...
- Testing a model of contraception use behavior among sexually active female adolescents in TaiwanRuey Hsia Wang
Kaohsiung Medical University, College of Nursing, No 100 Shih chuan 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
Res Nurs Health 30:628-40. 2007..These findings provide a reference for the development of contraceptive intervention programs for sexually active female adolescents in Taiwan...
- Sexual behaviour and contraceptive use among youth in the BalkansW Delva
International Centre for Reproductive Health, University Hospital 2K3, De Pintelaan, 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:309-16. 2007..To assess sexual and health seeking behaviour related to contraception among high school students in Bosnia (Sarajevo), the FYR of Macedonia (Skopje), and Serbia and Montenegro (Belgrade and Podgorica)...
- [Factors associated with early sexual initiation in girls: French data from the international survey Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC)/WHO]E Godeau
INSERM, Unite 558, Universite Paul Sabatier, 37, allée Jules Guesde, 31073 Toulouse Cedex, France
Gynecol Obstet Fertil 36:176-82. 2008..The aim of this epidemiological study is to analyse factors associated with early heterosexual intercourse (age 15 or before) among girls, considered as risk factors for pregnancies and STIs...
- The experience of young people with contraceptive consultations and health care workersRebecca S French
Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Royal Free and University College London, United Kingdom
Int J Adolesc Med Health 14:131-8. 2002..However, it is just as important that barriers in the service delivery are tackled to ensure young people receive effective contraceptive advice...
- Condom use among males (15-49 years) in Lower Egypt: knowledge, attitudes and patterns of useI A Kabbash
Department of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Tanta, Tanta, Egypt
East Mediterr Health J 13:1405-16. 2007..Obstacles to condom use included perceived lack of need (75.7%), rejection by partner (57.6%) and hazards of condoms (31.9%). The majority knew about HIV/AIDS (90.8%) but a few felt at risk of STIs (11.2%) or HIV infection (10.3%)...
- Impacts of abstinence education on teen sexual activity, risk of pregnancy, and risk of sexually transmitted diseasesChristopher Trenholm
Mathematica Policy Research, USA
J Policy Anal Manage 27:255-76. 2008..The findings show no significant impact on teen sexual activity, no differences in rates of unprotected sex, and some impacts on knowledge of STDs and perceived effectiveness of condoms and birth control pills..
- Determinants of teenage pregnancies: the case of Busia District in KenyaMaureen Were
Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, P O Box 56445, 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
Econ Hum Biol 5:322-39. 2007..This should be complemented with broader programmes aimed at promoting girl education and poverty alleviation...
- Repeat pregnancy in adolescence: intentions and decision makingJudith W Herrman
School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:89-94. 2007..To determine the perceptions of young mothers concerning their intentions about repeat pregnancy and to determine shared meanings concerning intentionality and decision making about sexual activity and use of birth control...
- [Attitudes and knowledge on sexual matters among 16-year old teenagers]Kolbrún Gunnarsdóttir
Laeknadeild HI, Reykjavik
Laeknabladid 94:453-60. 2008..Knowledge was defective. The study was repeated in 2005-2006 in a larger sample and change over five years estimated after an educational effort on sexual issues was launched by medical students (www.astradur.is)...
- Contraceptive behaviors in adolescentsPaula J Adams Hillard
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Pediatr Ann 34:794-802. 2005....
- Teen contraceptive decisions: childbearing intentions are the tip of the icebergCatherine Stevens-Simon
Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80218, USA
Women Health 42:55-73. 2005..Further research is needed, as the model did not explain contraceptive decision-making adequately...
- Desire for children and pregnancy risk behavior among HIV-infected men and women in UgandaSylvia Nakayiwa
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Uganda, Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
AIDS Behav 10:S95-104. 2006..PMTCT and other HIV prevention and care programs should ensure provision of family planning for HIV-infected populations who do not want to become pregnant...
- Stage of change behavioral assessment tool fails to predict the prevalence of chlamydia in an urban adolescent health clinicAndrea R Kasowitz
Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY 10029, USA
J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:277-83. 2006..Additionally females are more likely to protect themselves against pregnancy than against an STI...
- ["Expressions of sexuality and contraceptive attitudes of adolescents"]Ana Maria Aguiar Frias
Servir 54:121-30. 2006..Another data of clear importance shows that, among these adolescents, those who are sexually active are at risk of getting sexually transmitted diseases and/or an undesired pregnancy...
- Sexual behaviour, contraception and fertility among in-school adolescents in Ikenne Local Government, south-western NigeriaA A Salako
Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, State Ministry of Health, Abeokuta, Ogun State
Niger J Clin Pract 9:26-36. 2006..The need for provision of sexuality and life planning education in schools including the provision of Youth friendly health services in the community were highlighted...
- Swazi men's contraceptive knowledge, attitudes, and practicesIsabella S Ziyane
University of South Africa, South Africa
J Transcult Nurs 18:5-11. 2007..This finding holds some promise for enabling more Swazi women to use contraceptives at least until they have completed their schooling. Contraceptive services were not readily accessible to men in Swaziland...
- Pregnancy and contraceptive use in a national representative sample of Australian secondary school studentsPaul Agius
Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Victoria
Aust N Z J Public Health 30:555-7. 2006..IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE: Sex education concerning pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection risks must be delivered early enough to influence first and early sexual activity...
- Association of conventional goals and perceptions of pregnancy with female teenagers' pregnancy avoidance behavior and attitudesSara Jumping-Eagle
Department of Pediatrics, Colorado Adolescent Maternity Program, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:74-80. 2008..However, research has not shown whether having goals independently influences sexual behavior, or whether the perception that pregnancy represents an impediment to achieving goals mediates any association...
- A tale of 2 cities: a comparison of demographic details, source of referral, spectrum of infection and contraceptive practice in patients under 16 years attending genitourinary medicine clinics in London and SwanseaN Radja
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Singleton Hospital, Sketty Lane, Swansea SA2 8QA, UK
Int J STD AIDS 12:361-4. 2001..The high incidence of STIs in both populations and low use of contraception has serious implications for the sexual health of young people and emphasizes the need for effective sexual health education at an early age...
- Contraceptive behaviour of teenagers requesting abortionZoltan Kozinszky
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of General Medicine, University of Szeged, H 6725 Szeged, Hungary
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:80-3. 2004..To examine the contraceptive use of teenage girls requesting abortion...
- [Adolescents' view on the use of condoms]Elisabeth Darj
Kvinnokliniken, Akademiska sjukhuset, Institutionen for kvinnors och barns halsa, Uppsala universitet
Lakartidningen 100:3510-2, 3515-6. 2003..The adolescents possessed good knowledge concerning how to protect themselves, but changes in attitudes are needed. School and youth clinics play important roles in this process...
- The Australian study of health and relationships: results for central Sydney, inner-eastern Sydney, and New South WalesChris Rissel
Health Promotion Unit, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Australia
N S W Public Health Bull 14:133-43; discussion 143-4. 2003
- Reproductive health needs of young persons in markets and motor parks in south west NigeriaO O Dare
Center Health Sciences Training, Research and Development, 29, Aare Avenue, New Bodjia Estate, U.I.P.O. Box 21633, Ibadan, Nigeria
Afr J Med Med Sci 30:199-205. 2001..The ready availability of antibiotics may account for this apparent discrepancy. These findings suggest that out of school adolescents working in motor parks needs sexuality education and counseling backed up with clinical services...
- Emergency contraception for prevention of adolescent pregnancyClaire E Lindberg
Division of Advanced Nursing Education and Practice, School of Nursing, College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 28:199-204. 2003..Nurses who are personally uncomfortable discussing emergency contraception can refer their patients to other providers for information and access to this method...
- Dual method use in adolescents: a review and framework for research on use of STD and pregnancy protectionLinda H Bearinger
Center for Adolescent Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
J Adolesc Health 32:340-9. 2003
- Contraceptive Use Patterns Among Teens and Young AdultsJennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- A Contextual Model of Microbicide AcceptabilityKathleen Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Randomized Controlled Trial to Enhance Dual Protection Among PLHIV in IndiaTrace Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Randomized Controlled Trial to Enhance Dual Protection Among PLHIV in IndiaTrace S Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Psychological Symptoms and Oral Contraceptive Continuation in Young MinoritiesKelli 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. ..
- CONTRACEPTIVE CHOICE IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENTRONALD RINDFUSS; Fiscal Year: 1990..Several focus group sessions will be held in Nang Rong district, which will contribute to an improved specification of the multivariate model and a broader and deeper understanding of the results...
- Statistical Methods in Genetic EpidemiologyLi Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2005..We will apply proposed methods to the genome-wide LOH analysis for the lobular and ductal breast cancers. ..
- The Social Context of Unintended Pregnancy in College-aged WomenMELISSA 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. ..
- The Social Context of Unintended Pregnancy in College-aged WomenMELISSA LEHAN MACKIN; Fiscal Year: 2007..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. ..
- Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union FormationJennifer 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. ..
- Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of malesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & PracticesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)Ted D Nirenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
- Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)Roland Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2009..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
- 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. ..
- Developing a Workplace Program to Reduce Alcohol Abuse and Risky Sex in AlaskaRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2007..The project will also enable us to propose a program less controversial than one focusing solely on risky sex, and capitalize on the links between alcohol and risky sex. ..
- Harnessing Health IT to Prevent Medication-Induced Birth DefectsEleanor 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...
- School-Based Alcohol and HIV Prevention in South AfricaRick 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. ..
- Contraceptive Services/Primary Care to Prevent Birth DefectsEleanor Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Improving contraceptive use/practices among young womenMelissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2007..During the last three years, a qualitative and quantitative pilot study will be conducted among postpartum African American and Latino adolescent girls seeking to avoid a second unintended pregnancy in the year following delivery. ..
- Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)Roland Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2009..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
- Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, and Pregnancy PreventionRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2007..The televised public service announcements will also be made available to other communities for airing there, with potentially significant public health outcomes. ..
- HIV INTERVENTIONS FOR YOUNG, APPALACHIAN RISK TAKERSRick 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. ..
- RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTHRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Etiology of Sexual Risk, Substance Abuse, & Trauma; A Bioecological Systems ModelLaura Otto Salaj; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Tanzania Injection Drug Use/HIV Prevention ProjectMark Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Sexual Behavior and Sexual Decision Making among Adult CouplesJOHN BILLY; Fiscal Year: 2007..A comprehensive understanding of adult sexual behavior is therefore relevant to NICHD's mission of funding research that impacts the health and well being of individuals. ..