contraception behavior

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Summary: Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. doi 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. doi 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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)...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. doi 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...
  8. 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. doi 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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)...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. doi 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...
  22. doi 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...
  23. doi Fertility preferences and the need for contraception among women living with HIV: the basis for a joint action agenda
    Kiersten B Johnson
    ICF Macro MEASURE DHS, 11785 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    AIDS 23:S7-S17. 2009
    ..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...
  24. doi 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...
  25. doi 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. doi Factors associated with contraceptive nonuse among US women ages 35-44 years at risk of unwanted pregnancy
    Kristen Upson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Contraception 81:427-34. 2010
    ..Women ages 35 years and older have the greatest proportion of contraceptive nonuse and unintended pregnancies ending in abortion...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. doi 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
    ....
  32. doi 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi Unintended pregnancy in Australia: what more can we do?
    Angela J Taft
    Med J Aust 195:166-7. 2011
  47. doi 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...
  48. 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...
  49. doi 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...
  50. 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
    ....
  51. 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
    ....
  52. 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...
  53. doi 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. doi 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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  67. 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...
  68. doi Perceptions of contraceptive responsibility among female college students: an exploratory study
    Larissa R Brunner Huber
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:197-203. 2011
    ..An important, although understudied, area related to contraceptive use is perceptions of contraceptive responsibility. The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate these perceptions among female college students...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi Factors associated with the content of sex education in U.S. public secondary schools
    David 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...
  72. pmc Contraceptive use and consistency in U.S. teenagers' most recent sexual relationships
    Jennifer 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...
  73. ncbi 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...
  74. ncbi Women empowerment and marital fertility in Oman
    Asya 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...
  75. ncbi The need for family planning and safe abortion services among women sex workers seeking STI care in Cambodia
    Thérèse 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...
  76. ncbi Effect of partner relationship on motivation to use condoms among adolescent mothers
    Belinda 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...
  77. pmc "Having another child would be a life or death situation for her": understanding pregnancy termination among couples in rural Bangladesh
    Jessica D Gipson
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room E4008, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1827-32. 2008
    ..We conducted a mixed-method study in rural southwestern Bangladesh, a country in which an estimated 730,000 elective pregnancy terminations occur each year, to explore women's and couples' motivations to terminate pregnancies...
  78. ncbi Efficacy of the female condom as a barrier to semen during intercourse
    Maurizio 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...
  79. ncbi HIV infection in women: impact on contraception
    Jarbas 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...
  80. ncbi Preventing adolescent pregnancy: a review of programs and practices
    C Franklin
    School of Social Work, University of Austin, San Jacinto, TX 78712 1203, USA
    Soc Work 45:40-52. 2000
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  81. ncbi Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian women
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:175-84. 2006
    ..Many Nigerian women experience unwanted pregnancies. To prevent associated health problems, it is important to understand the factors related to unwanted pregnancy in Nigeria...
  82. doi Prevalence of lifetime abortion and methods of contraception among female sex workers in Bogota, Colombia
    Christian 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...
  83. ncbi HIV disease progression by hormonal contraceptive method: secondary analysis of a randomized trial
    Elizabeth 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...
  84. ncbi The potential impact of antiretroviral therapy on fertility in sub-Saharan Africa
    Angela 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...
  85. ncbi The population impact of HIV on fertility in sub-Saharan Africa
    James 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
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  86. pmc Patterns of oral contraceptive pill-taking and condom use among adolescent contraceptive pill users
    Jennifer 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...
  87. ncbi Condom discomfort and associated problems with their use among university students
    Richard 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...
  88. pmc Limits of teacher delivered sex education: interim behavioural outcomes from randomised trial
    Daniel 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...
  89. ncbi Changes in prescription contraceptive use, 1995-2002: the effect of insurance status
    Kelly 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...
  90. ncbi Ambivalence and pregnancy: adolescents' attitudes, contraceptive use and pregnancy
    Hannah 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...
  91. ncbi Reducing unplanned pregnancy and abortion in Zimbabwe through postabortion contraception
    Brooke 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...
  92. ncbi Reasons for unprotected intercourse: analysis of the PRAMS survey
    Mary 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...
  93. pmc Young women under 16 years with experience of sexual intercourse: who becomes pregnant?
    Katie Buston
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:221-5. 2007
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  94. ncbi A rose by any other name? Objective knowledge, perceived knowledge, and adolescent male condom use
    Ellen 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...
  95. ncbi Ukrainian medical students' experiences, attitudes, and knowledge about reproductive health
    I 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...
  96. doi 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...
  97. ncbi Contraceptive practices of women after abortion in Turkey
    O 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...
  98. pmc High uptake of postpartum hormonal contraception among HIV-1-seropositive women in Kenya
    Jennifer 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...
  99. 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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  100. ncbi Rural and urban Midwestern United States contraception practices
    S 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...

Research Grants92

  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. CONTRACEPTION, BREASTFEEDING, AND THE USE OF HEALTH CARE
    JOSEPH POTTER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The results of the study will have implications for a number of controversies concerning the determinants and consequences of reproductive behavior in developing countries...
  5. Anatomic Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism
    Anand Narayan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..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. ..
  6. 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. ..
  7. ADOLESCENT SOCIALIZATION AND HETEROSEXUAL BEHAVIOR
    MICHAEL MICKLIN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ....
  8. Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Social Comparison Uses Scale
    BETH TIGGES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. DIFFUSION OF FERTILITY CONTROL
    JOHN CASTERLINE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..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...
  10. 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...
  11. Randomized Controlled Trial to Enhance Dual Protection Among PLHIV in India
    Trace Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  12. Randomized Controlled Trial to Enhance Dual Protection Among PLHIV in India
    Trace S Kershaw; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. 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. ..
  14. A STUDY OF UNWANTED PREGNANCY IN ADOLESCENTS
    Karl Rickels; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..A variety of univariate and multivariate, parametric and nonparametric statistical methods will be employed...
  15. CONTRACEPTIVE CHOICE IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT
    RONALD 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...
  16. Statistical Methods in Genetic Epidemiology
    Li Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will apply proposed methods to the genome-wide LOH analysis for the lobular and ductal breast cancers. ..
  17. Statistical Methods in Genetic Epidemiology
    Li Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will apply proposed methods to the genome-wide LOH analysis for the lobular and ductal breast cancers. ..
  18. Statistical Methods in Genetic Epidemiology
    Li Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will apply proposed methods to the genome-wide LOH analysis for the lobular and ductal breast cancers. ..
  19. Statistical Methods in Genetic Epidemiology
    Li Hsu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We will apply proposed methods to the genome-wide LOH analysis for the lobular and ductal breast cancers. ..
  20. TEEN CONTRACEPTIVE BEHAVIOR IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT
    RONALD RINDFUSS; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..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...
  21. 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...
  22. INFANT FEEDING, WOMEN'S NUTRITION, AND BIRTH SPACING
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The analysis will be done by a multidisciplinary group which was involved in designing the data set and has worked together closely for several years on related research activities...
  23. INFANT FEEDING, WOMEN'S NUTRITION, AND BIRTH SPACING
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The analysis will be done by a multidisciplinary group which was involved in designing the data set and has worked together closely for several years on related research activities. ..
  24. 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. ..
  25. The Social Context of Unintended Pregnancy in College-aged Women
    MELISSA 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. ..
  26. LIFE COURSES OF FEMALE YOUTH IN CAIRO, EGYPT
    JOHN GULICK; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..This determination will provide a better understanding of societal process and may assist in the formulation of recommendations for polices that might help achieve lower fertility...
  27. 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. ..
  28. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY IN FOUR LOW INCOME GROUPS
    Warren Miller; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  29. Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Melissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..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. ..
  30. Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Melissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..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. ..
  31. Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Melissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Melissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..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. ..
  33. Contraceptive Use Patterns Among Teens and Young Adults
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Contraceptive Use Patterns Among Teens and Young Adults
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..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. ..
  36. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..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. ..
  37. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..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. ..
  38. 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. ..
  39. Contraceptive Use Patterns Among Teens and Young Adults
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..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. ..
  41. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..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. ..
  42. Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of males
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Identifying Services Changes to Improve Contraceptive U*
    Jennifer Frost; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..By identifying gaps in knowledge and effective intervention models, it will also stimulate new research and intervention development and evaluation. ..
  44. Identifying Services Changes to Improve Contraceptive U*
    Jennifer Frost; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By identifying gaps in knowledge and effective intervention models, it will also stimulate new research and intervention development and evaluation. ..
  45. Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. 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. ..
  47. Identifying Services Changes to Improve Contraceptive U*
    Jennifer Frost; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..By identifying gaps in knowledge and effective intervention models, it will also stimulate new research and intervention development and evaluation. ..
  48. Contraceptive Services/Primary Care to Prevent Birth Defects
    Eleanor Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  49. Harnessing Health IT to Prevent Medication-Induced Birth Defects
    Eleanor Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the Health IT intervention shown to be most effective will be disseminated within the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, which provides 3 million outpatient visits each year...
  50. Contraceptive Services/Primary Care to Prevent Birth Defects
    Eleanor Schwarz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  51. 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. ..
  52. 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]..
  53. 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. ..
  54. A Contextual Model of Microbicide Acceptability
    Kathleen Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Combined Hormonal Contraceptive Use in High Risk Women
    Tina Raine; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will provide information on factors influencing real life use patterns. This type of information is necessary to translate the new developments in contraceptive technology into improvements in reproductive health. ..
  56. A Contextual Model of Microbicide Acceptability
    Kathleen Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. A Contextual Model of Microbicide Acceptability
    Kathleen Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. 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. ..
  59. Developing a Workplace Program to Reduce Alcohol Abuse and Risky Sex in Alaska
    Rick 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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Encouraging Safe Dates: Reducing Intimate Partner Violence in South African Youth
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  61. 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. ..
  62. 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. ..
  63. Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Melissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  64. Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Melissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. RISK-TAKING, ALCOHOL, AND HIV PREVENTION IN YOUTH
    Rick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  66. 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. ..
  67. Targeting Mass Media Campaigns for HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Prevention
    Rick 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. ..
  68. Etiology of Sexual Risk, Substance Abuse, & Trauma; A Bioecological Systems Model
    Laura Otto Salaj; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  69. MEDICATION ADHERENCE INTERVENTION FOR HIV+ PERSONS
    Debra Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  70. Female Condom Use in South African College Students
    Joanne Mantell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, this brief intervention should be widely replicable in other similar settings. ..
  71. YOUNG AIDS ORPHANS--PROSPECTIVE BEREAVEMENT
    Debra Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Additionally, evaluation of children's long-term adjustment (mental health, behavioral, and social outcomes), will assist in detemining resiliency factors and risk factors for children who are orphaned by ADS. ..
  72. Sexual Behavior and Sexual Decision Making among Adult Couples
    JOHN BILLY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. Tanzania Injection Drug Use/HIV Prevention Project
    Mark Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  74. Microcredit and Health Services Experiment in Bangladesh
    Stan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  75. Spiritual Coping and Quality of Life in Adolescents with Chronic Illness
    Sian Cotton; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....