unplanned pregnancy

Summary

Summary: Unintended accidental pregnancy, including pregnancy resulting from failed contraceptive measures.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Correlates of unintended pregnancy in Beheira governorate, Egypt
    R M Youssef
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 8:521-36. 2002
  2. ncbi Factors affecting abortion decisions among young couples in Nepal
    Mahesh Puri
    Centre for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities, Kathmandu, Nepal
    J Adolesc Health 40:535-42. 2007
  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 Is a previous unplanned pregnancy a risk factor for a subsequent unplanned pregnancy?
    Lindsay M Kuroki
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:517.e1-7. 2008
  5. ncbi Exploring the link between substance abuse and abortion: the roles of unconventionality and unplanned pregnancy
    Steven C Martino
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:66-75. 2006
  6. ncbi Unplanned pregnancy: does past experience influence the use of a contraceptive method?
    Kristen A Matteson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02806, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:121-7. 2006
  7. ncbi Borders of fertility: unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortion in Burmese women migrating to Thailand
    Suzanne Belton
    School for Graduate Health Practice, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 28:419-33. 2007
  8. pmc Unplanned pregnancy in women with anorexia nervosa
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Departments of Psychiatry and Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1136-40. 2010
  9. ncbi Contraceptive self-efficacy and contraceptive knowledge of Hong Kong Chinese women with unplanned pregnancy
    Wan Yim IP
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR
    J Clin Nurs 18:2416-25. 2009
  10. ncbi Disparities in rates of unintended pregnancy in the United States, 1994 and 2001
    Lawrence B Finer
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:90-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi Correlates of unintended pregnancy in Beheira governorate, Egypt
    R M Youssef
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 8:521-36. 2002
    ..Unintended pregnancy was a barrier to antenatal care, but not to child care. Our findings suggest that family planning programmes should help women of reproductive age achieve spacing and fertility limits...
  2. ncbi Factors affecting abortion decisions among young couples in Nepal
    Mahesh Puri
    Centre for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities, Kathmandu, Nepal
    J Adolesc Health 40:535-42. 2007
    ..To explore, using both survey data and case studies, factors that are associated with abortion decisions among young couples in the context of recently legalized abortion in Nepal...
  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 Is a previous unplanned pregnancy a risk factor for a subsequent unplanned pregnancy?
    Lindsay M Kuroki
    Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:517.e1-7. 2008
    The objective of the study was to determine whether a history of unplanned pregnancy was a risk factor for a subsequent unplanned pregnancy.
  5. ncbi Exploring the link between substance abuse and abortion: the roles of unconventionality and unplanned pregnancy
    Steven C Martino
    RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:66-75. 2006
    ..However, such a conclusion requires a greater understanding of the processes linking abortion and prior substance use...
  6. ncbi Unplanned pregnancy: does past experience influence the use of a contraceptive method?
    Kristen A Matteson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02806, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:121-7. 2006
    To investigate whether women between the ages of 14 and 25 years with a past unplanned pregnancy were more likely to use a contraceptive method compared with women without a history of unplanned pregnancy.
  7. ncbi Borders of fertility: unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortion in Burmese women migrating to Thailand
    Suzanne Belton
    School for Graduate Health Practice, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 28:419-33. 2007
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  8. pmc Unplanned pregnancy in women with anorexia nervosa
    Cynthia M Bulik
    Departments of Psychiatry and Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1136-40. 2010
    ..To compare the frequency with which unplanned pregnancies occur in individuals with anorexia nervosa relative to women without eating disorders in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study...
  9. ncbi Contraceptive self-efficacy and contraceptive knowledge of Hong Kong Chinese women with unplanned pregnancy
    Wan Yim IP
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR
    J Clin Nurs 18:2416-25. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to explore contraceptive practice, the level of knowledge and self-efficacy of contraception among Chinese women with unplanned pregnancy and to determine the relationships between these variables.
  10. ncbi Disparities in rates of unintended pregnancy in the United States, 1994 and 2001
    Lawrence B Finer
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:90-6. 2006
    ..Determining whether unintended pregnancy rates and disparities in rates between subgroups are changing may help policymakers target reproductive health services to those women most in need...
  11. ncbi Preventing unplanned pregnancy. The right contraceptive fit can make a difference
    Sarah B Freeman
    Family and Women s Health NP Programs at Emory University, Atlanta, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 13:57-9, 61-2, 67. 2005
  12. ncbi Direct access to emergency contraception through pharmacies and effect on unintended pregnancy and STIs: a randomized controlled trial
    Tina R Raine
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 293:54-62. 2005
    ..It is estimated that half of unintended pregnancies could be averted if emergency contraception (EC) were easily accessible and used...
  13. ncbi Homeless women: who is really at risk for unintended pregnancy?
    Lillian Gelberg
    Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10880 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1800, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:52-60. 2008
    ..To identify correlates of failure to use contraception among homeless women at risk for unintended pregnancy...
  14. ncbi Factors affecting decision making of low-income young women with unplanned pregnancies in Bangkok, Thailand
    Wanapa Naravage
    College of Public Health, Chulalongkorn University, 10th Floor, Institute Building 3, Soi Chulalongkorn 62, Phyathai Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:775-82. 2005
    b>Unplanned pregnancy is one of the most difficult life experiences for young women. Women are often confused and seek help and support...
  15. ncbi Pregnancy intention and birth outcomes: does the relationship differ by age or race?
    Kristie Keeton
    University of Michigan, F4835 Mott Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0264, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:510-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that intended pregnancy is associated with decreased risk of poor birth outcomes, irrespective of age or race...
  16. ncbi Revisiting a pilot survey involving contraception and teenage pregnancy in Ayrshire and Arran
    Susu Salihi
    Ayrshire and Arran Acute Hospitals Trust, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 28:37-8. 2002
    How to respond to the challenge of reducing unplanned pregnancy rates in Ayrshire and Arran.
  17. ncbi Modeling the process leading to abortion: an application to French survey data
    Clementine Rossier
    Unit 822 INSERM INED, 133 Boulevard Davout, 75980 Paris Cedex 20, France
    Stud Fam Plann 38:163-72. 2007
    ..This conceptual framework brings together knowledge that is currently dispersed in the literature and helps to identify the source of abortion-rate differentials...
  18. ncbi Advanced provision of emergency contraception to postnatal women in China makes no difference in abortion rates: a randomized controlled trial
    Xiaoyu Hu
    The Shanghai Institute of Family Planning Technical Instruction and the International Peace Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Shanghai, PR China
    Contraception 72:111-6. 2005
    ..There was no difference in pregnancy rates at 1 year (38/832 vs. 32/817). EC was not used in 89% of conception cycles, as women did not recognize the need for it. Increased use of EC may not reduce abortion rates...
  19. ncbi Why women want children: defining the meaning of desire for children and the construction of an index
    Yvonne Wesley
    Y Wesley Consulting, Rahway, NJ 07065, USA
    J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 18:14-20. 2007
    ..The MIPM offers investigators an opportunity to examine desire for children among women of African descent. Further research is needed to understand the impact of desire for children better among women with chronic illnesses such as HIV...
  20. ncbi Abortion in the United States
    Cynthia C Harper
    Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:501-12. 2005
    ..These clinics are subject to harassment. The expansion of abortion services to more types of providers could increase access, as well as integrate abortion into women's health care...
  21. ncbi Substance use among pregnant women in the context of previous reproductive loss and desire for current pregnancy
    Priscilla K Coleman
    Bowling Green State University, OH 43403, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 10:255-68. 2005
    ..The primary objectives of this study were to explore maternal history of perinatal loss and pregnancy wantedness as correlates of substance use during pregnancy...
  22. ncbi Family planning for obese women: challenges and opportunities
    David A Grimes
    Contraception 72:1-4. 2005
  23. pmc Predictors of incident herpes simplex virus type 2 infections in young women at risk for unintended pregnancy in San Francisco
    Nicholas J Moss
    STD Prevention and Control Services Dept, Public Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 7:113. 2007
    ..Young women receiving family planning services are at risk for both unintended pregnancy and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection...
  24. ncbi Induced abortion frequency in Ankara, Turkey, before and after the legal regulation of induced abortion
    Isil Maral
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:279-88. 2007
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  25. ncbi Family planning American style: why it's so hard to control birth in the US
    Eve Espey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 34:1-17, vii. 2007
    ..A comprehensive approach requires policy change to improve funding for and access to family planning, to provide comprehensive sex education and to reduce insurance and religious barriers to contraceptives...
  26. ncbi Noncontracepting behavior in women at risk for unintended pregnancy: what's religion got to do with it?
    Michael R Kramer
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:327-34. 2007
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  27. ncbi Social scripts and stark realities: Kenyan adolescents' abortion discourse
    Ellen M H Mitchell
    Ipas USA
    Cult Health Sex 8:515-28. 2006
    ..We report on content analysis of recommendations and strategies for how to manage the unplanned pregnancy of a fictional young couple and in their own personal lives...
  28. ncbi Poor pregnancy outcomes among adolescents in South Nyanza region of Kenya
    Monica Magadi
    Centre for Research in Social Policy, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
    Afr J Reprod Health 10:26-38. 2006
    ..In particular, unsafe abortion attempts and poor maternal health-care emerge as important issues of concern...
  29. ncbi [Contraception--methods of preventing unintended pregnancy. Part II. Medical (artificial) methods of preventing an unintended pregnancy]
    Romuald Debski
    Klinika Połoinictwa i Ginekologii CMKP, Szpital Bielanski, Warszawa
    Ginekol Pol 78:834-41. 2007
    ..For obvious reasons, most of them are described only in general. The importance of selecting a method individually for every patient, taking into account her request, efficacy and safety of the method, was particularly emphasized...
  30. ncbi Concepts of the advantages and disadvantages of teenage childbearing among pregnant adolescents: a qualitative analysis
    Cynthia Rosengard
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Multiphasic Building 1, 593 Eddy St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 118:503-10. 2006
    ..We sought to enhance our understanding of pregnant adolescents' concepts of the advantages and disadvantages of teen pregnancy and childbearing...
  31. ncbi Circumstances of pregnancy: low income women in Georgia describe the difference between planned and unplanned pregnancies
    Anne Lifflander
    Vera Institute of Justice, 233 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, 10279, NY, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:81-9. 2007
    ..Using Azjen's Theory of Planned Behavior and Luker's Theory of Contraceptive Risk Taking this qualitative study explores the reasons for the high rate of unintended pregnancy among low income women in Georgia...
  32. ncbi Teenage mothers -- a high-risk group for new unintended pregnancies
    Gabriella Falk
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Linkoping University Hospital, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Contraception 74:471-5. 2006
    ..It is well established that these often lead to abortion. Preventive programs aimed at decreasing abortion rates should identify target groups at risk for unintended pregnancies...
  33. ncbi Does ambivalence about becoming pregnant explain social class differentials in use of contraception?
    Richard Layte
    Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin
    Eur J Public Health 17:477-82. 2007
    ..Manual social class background has consistently been associated with markers of poorer sexual health. This study of adults examines contraceptive use across social classes and the role of ambiguity towards pregnancy in non-use...
  34. ncbi Using strength of fertility motivations to identify family planning program strategies
    Ilene S Speizer
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:185-91. 2006
    ..Use of unmet need for family planning to identify prospective clients may misrepresent the actual family planning needs of a population, given that a large proportion of women have ambivalent fertility desires...
  35. ncbi Contraceptive attitudes and contraceptive failure among women requesting induced abortion in Denmark
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 22:1320-6. 2007
    ..To elucidate how contraceptive attitudes among Danish-born and immigrant women influence the request of induced abortion...
  36. pmc Unwanted fertility among the poor: an inequity?
    Duff Gillespie
    The Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 85:100-7. 2007
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  37. 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
    ....
  38. ncbi Contraceptive use and discontinuation: findings from the contraceptive history, initiation, and choice study
    Larissa R Brunner Huber
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Dunwoody, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1290-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to provide insight on the continuing high rate of unintended pregnancy among adult women...
  39. pmc Fertility regulation and reproductive health in the Millennium Development Goals: the search for a perfect indicator
    Ruth Dixon-Mueller
    Am J Public Health 97:45-51. 2007
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  40. ncbi Pregnancy intention and its relationship to birth and maternal outcomes
    A P Mohllajee
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:678-86. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi Repeat pregnancy in adolescence: intentions and decision making
    Judith 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...
  42. ncbi Reducing unintended pregnancy in the United States
    James Trussell
    Contraception 77:1-5. 2008
  43. pmc Estimates of contraceptive failure from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Kathryn Kost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Contraception 77:10-21. 2008
    ..We provide updated estimates of contraceptive failure for the most commonly used reversible methods in the United States, as well as an assessment of changes in failure rates from 1995 to 2002...
  44. ncbi Contraceptive method use by adolescents in Brazilian state capital
    Keila R O Gomes
    Department of Nursing, Federal University of Piauí Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:213-9. 2008
    ..This study examines prior contraceptive method use by pregnant or recently pregnant adolescents in Teresina-Piauí, Brazil...
  45. ncbi [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)...
  46. ncbi Pregnant pause for teenage mums
    Tamsin Snow
    Nurs Stand 20:14-5. 2006
  47. ncbi Public and private providers' involvement in improving their patients' contraceptive use
    David J Landry
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Contraception 78:42-51. 2008
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  48. ncbi Confidential reproductive health services for minors: the potential impact of mandated parental involvement for contraception
    Rachel K Jones
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:182-91. 2004
    ..Recent legislative efforts to implement mandated parental involvement for minor adolescents seeking family planning services threaten the rights of adolescents younger than 18 to access reproductive health care...
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi Pregnancy during breastfeeding in rural Egypt
    Omar M Shaaban
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University Hospital, Assiut, Egypt
    Contraception 77:350-4. 2008
    ..Reluctance to use other methods of contraception during lactation may result in unplanned pregnancy. The aims of this study were to describe, among women in rural Egypt attending for antenatal care the ..
  51. ncbi Access to health care for induced abortions: analysis by means of a French national survey
    Caroline Moreau
    National Institute of Health and Medical Research INSERM INSERM INED U569 IFR 69, Hopital de Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Eur J Public Health 14:369-74. 2004
    ..This study describes conditions of access to health care for abortions based on women's reports, taking into account the woman's background and the influence of the first professional contacted...
  52. ncbi Unintended pregnancy in Egypt: evidence from the national study on women giving birth in 1999
    A A Shaheen
    Liver Unit, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    East Mediterr Health J 13:1392-404. 2007
    ..Fewer antenatal care visits and low child weight at birth were significantly associated with unintended pregnancy...
  53. ncbi Cervical preparation for first trimester surgical abortion
    Nathalie Kapp
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, 20 Rue Appia, Geneva 27, Switzerland, CH 1211
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD007207. 2010
    ..prostaglandin E(2) andF(2alpha)) were associated with high rates of gastrointestinal side-effects and unplanned pregnancy expulsions. Few studies reported women's satisfaction with cervical preparatory techniques...
  54. ncbi Young women requesting emergency contraception are, despite contraceptive counseling, a high risk group for new unintended pregnancies
    G Falk
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orebro Medical Centre Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Contraception 64:23-7. 2001
    ..In addition to an unplanned pregnancy, unprotected sexual intercourse may also involve the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STD)..
  55. pmc Case-control study of sudden infant death syndrome in Lithuania, 1997-2000
    Vilija Bubnaitiene
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 5009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Pediatr 5:41. 2005
    ..To identify risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome relevant in Lithuania...
  56. ncbi Its perspective of adolescent reproductive health behaviour in a suburban town in Nigeria
    C A Iyaniwura
    Department of Community Health and Primary Health Care, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 15:255-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the attitude of parents to adolescent reproductive health behaviour in a suburban Nigerian town...
  57. ncbi Holoprosencephaly and genitourinary anomalies in fetal methotrexate syndrome
    J Román Corona-Rivera
    Servicio de Genetica, División de Pediatría, Nuevo Hospital Civil de Guadalajara Dr Juan I Menchaca, Hospital Escuela, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Am J Med Genet A 152:1741-6. 2010
    ..The propositus was born to a G2, 20-year-old mother with an irregular menstrual history. The unplanned pregnancy was complicated by oral MTX treatment (5 mg/day) for suspected systemic lupus erythematosus for 14 days at ..
  58. ncbi Abnormal uterine bleeding associated with hormonal contraception
    Sarina Schrager
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53715, USA
    Am Fam Physician 65:2073-80. 2002
    ..however, a major cause for the discontinuation of hormonal contraception and the resultant occurrence of unplanned pregnancy. The evaluation of abnormal uterine bleeding in women who are using hormonal contraception includes an ..
  59. ncbi Listeria awareness among new mothers in Western Australia
    S Torvaldsen
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:362-7. 1999
    ..To assess awareness, knowledge and behaviour relating to Listeria among recent mothers (12 weeks post-partum) in Western Australia and determine the usefulness of a Listeria information pamphlet...
  60. ncbi Chlamydial infection and unplanned pregnancy in women with ready access to health care
    A G Thomas
    Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, San Diego State University, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:1117-23. 2001
    ..trachomatis) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (N. gonorrhoeae) detection and standard urine-based pregnancy testing for Navy-enlisted women, and to compare the prevalence and epidemiologic correlates of these adverse reproductive outcomes...
  61. ncbi Before first sex: gender differences in emotional relationships and physical behaviors among adolescents in the Philippines
    Ushma D Upadhyay
    INFO Project, Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:110-9. 2006
    Early age at first sex has been identified as a risk factor for unplanned pregnancy and HIV infection...
  62. ncbi Knowledge, attitude, and practice of reproductive behavior in Iranian minor thalassemia couples
    Mehrnoosh Kosaryan
    Department of Pediatrics, Thalassemia Research Center, Mazandaran Medical University of Medical Sciences, Mazandaran, Iran
    Saudi Med J 30:835-9. 2009
    ..To investigate the knowledge, attitude, and practice of reproductive behavior in Iranian minor thalassemia couples in Ghaemshahr City, Mazandaran, Iran...
  63. ncbi Epidemiologic analysis of maternal factors and amniotic band defects
    Martha M Werler
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 67:68-72. 2003
    ..Little is known about risk factors for either ARS or BWC, except that maternal age has been shown to affect risk inversely...
  64. ncbi Failure of sterilization after clip placement
    F Belot
    Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique et Médecine de la Reproduction and Service de Anotomo Pathologie du Centre Hospitalier inter communal de Poissy Saint Germain, Poissy, France
    Obstet Gynecol 111:515-7. 2008
    ..It is common practice to apply the clips across the isthmus using laparoscopy. It is often suggested that failures occur due to problems with the technique used to occlude the fallopian tubes...
  65. ncbi [Psychosocial stress as a risk factor for preterm birth--first results of the BabyCare project]
    J W Dudenhausen
    Klinik fur Geburtsmedizin, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin
    Zentralbl Gynakol 125:112-22. 2003
    ..respect to work load and occupation, problems in partnership and emotional or social support as well as to unplanned pregnancy and "low social status"...
  66. ncbi Normal pregnancy outcome following inadvertent exposure to rosiglitazone, gliclazide, and atorvastatin in a diabetic and hypertensive woman
    Fusun Yaris
    Department of Family Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, School of Medicine, TR 61187 Trabzon, Turkey
    Reprod Toxicol 18:619-21. 2004
    The subject is a diabetic and hypertensive woman treated early during an unplanned pregnancy with a multi-drug regimen that included three drugs with no prior history for use in pregnant women (rosiglitazone, gliclazide, atorvastatin)...
  67. ncbi Missing opportunities for preventing unwanted pregnancy: a qualitative study of emergency contraception
    Pranitha Maharaj
    School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 37:89-96. 2011
    High levels of unplanned pregnancy among young people are a huge public health problem in South Africa. However, use of emergency contraception (EC) remains low...
  68. ncbi The prevalence of domestic violence against pregnant women in a Chinese community
    W C Leung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Hong Kong, Tsan Yuk Hospital, China
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 66:23-30. 1999
    ..To study the incidence of domestic violence in pregnant women attending the antenatal clinic of a local teaching hospital...
  69. ncbi Evaluation of natural family planning programmes in Liberia and Zambia
    R H Gray
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Biosoc Sci 25:249-58. 1993
    ..The one-year life table continuation and unplanned pregnancy rates were 78.9 and 4.3 per 100 woman-years in Liberia, compared to 71.2 and 8.9 in Zambia...
  70. ncbi Prevalence of violence during pregnancy: findings from a Jordanian survey
    Arwa Oweis
    Faculty of Nursing, Philadelphia University, Amman, Jordan
    Matern Child Health J 14:437-45. 2010
    ..The purposes of this study were to investigate the prevalence of physical, emotional, verbal, and sexual violence on pregnant women, and to describe the relationships between violence and selected study variables...
  71. ncbi Domestic violence during pregnancy and risk of low birthweight and maternal complications: a prospective cohort study at Mulago Hospital, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1576-84. 2006
    ..To investigate whether domestic violence during pregnancy is a risk factor for antepartum hospitalization or low birthweight (LBW) delivery...
  72. ncbi Pregnancy following uterine artery embolization with polyvinyl alcohol particles for patients with uterine fibroid or adenomyosis
    Man Deuk Kim
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Bundang CHA General Hospital, College of Medicine, Pochon CHA University, 351 Yatap dong, Bundang gu, Sungnam si, Kyonggi do 463 712, Republic of Korea
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:611-5. 2005
    ..To determine whether uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) with polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) particles affects fertility in women desiring future pregnancy...
  73. ncbi The incidence of induced abortion in Uganda
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:183-91. 2005
    ..Small-scale studies suggest that unsafe abortion is an important health problem in Uganda, but no national quantitative studies of abortion exist...
  74. ncbi Pregnancy-associated cardiomyopathy occurring in a young patient with nephropathic cystinosis
    Arun J Ramappa
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Prescot Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Cardiol Young 20:220-2. 2010
    ..She presented with acute cardiac failure occurring early after stillbirth following an unplanned pregnancy when her cysteamine had been stopped...
  75. pmc Knowledge, use, and concerns about contraceptive methods among sero-discordant couples in Rwanda and Zambia
    Kristina Grabbe
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1449-56. 2009
    ....
  76. ncbi Abortion and Islam: policies and practice in the Middle East and North Africa
    Leila Hessini
    Reprod Health Matters 15:75-84. 2007
    ..post-abortion care, document the magnitude of unsafe abortion and understand women's experience of unplanned pregnancy. Religious fatāwa have been issued allowing abortions in certain circumstances...
  77. ncbi Female condom technology: new products and regulatory issues
    Mags Beksinska
    Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, Overport 4091, South Africa
    Contraception 83:316-21. 2011
    Like male condoms, female condoms (FCs) provide protection against unplanned pregnancy and most sexually transmitted infections including HIV...
  78. ncbi Socio-democratic characteristics of women presenting with abortion--a hospital based study
    K Mahomed
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Zimbabwe, Avondale, Harare
    Cent Afr J Med 38:233-7. 1992
    ..Sepsis was present in 25.6pc and they tended to be younger, not presently married and have an unplanned pregnancy. Although there was some evidence of trauma in 6...
  79. ncbi Benefits of a learner-centred abortion curriculum for family medicine residents
    Melissa Nothnagle
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:107-10. 2008
    Despite the high prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and abortion in the USA, abortion education in medical schools and residencies is extremely limited...
  80. ncbi Factors related to depression during pregnancy: are there gender differences?
    V Escribè-Agüir
    Woman and Infant Health Department, Conselleria de Sanitat, Generalitat Valenciana, Valencia, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:410-4. 2008
    ..To determine gender differences between women and their partners in the effect of psychosocial and personal factors on depression during the third trimester of pregnancy...
  81. pmc Mothers' perspectives about reproductive health discussions with adolescent daughters with diabetes
    Margaret Hannan
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, 3500 Victoria Street, 440 Victoria Bldg, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:265-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to explore mothers' perspectives about reproductive health (RH) discussions with their adolescent daughters with diabetes...
  82. ncbi Adolescent men's attitudes and decision-making in relation to an unplanned pregnancy. Responses to an interactive video drama
    Maria Lohan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, 10 Malone Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT9 5BN, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 72:1507-14. 2011
    ..bias in research on adolescent pregnancy by exploring adolescent men's decisions relating to a hypothetical unplanned pregnancy. A cross-sectional survey was conducted with adolescent men (N = 360) aged between 14 and 18 years ..
  83. ncbi Clearance after vasectomy: has the time come to modify the current practice?
    Kaka Hama Attar
    Department of Urology, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, UK
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 44:147-50. 2010
    ..This can leave the partner at risk of an unplanned pregnancy and, consequently, the surgeon at risk of litigation...
  84. ncbi Multidimensional discriminative factors for unprotected sex among adolescents in southern Taiwan
    Cheng Fang Yen
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 25:193-202. 2009
    ..sex among adolescents is essential for early identification of at-risk teens and for the prevention of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases...
  85. ncbi Parental presence and adolescent reproductive health among the Nairobi urban poor
    Pierre Ngom
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Adolesc Health 33:369-77. 2003
    ..To investigate whether the presence of parents constitute a protective factor against adverse reproductive health outcomes for adolescents living in slums of Nairobi, Kenya...
  86. ncbi Comparison of condom breakage during human use with performance in laboratory testing
    P Russell Brown
    Population Council, New York, N Y 10017
    Contraception 45:429-37. 1992
    ..If the condom is to be an effective method against unplanned pregnancy and STD/HIV infection, and if consumer confidence is to be retained, condom breakage during sexual ..
  87. ncbi Provision of contraception services and advice for women with cystic fibrosis
    Sarah Gatiss
    Department of Contraceptive Services, Sunderland Royal Infirmary, Sunderland, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 35:157-60. 2009
    ....
  88. ncbi Barriers to prenatal care in Europe
    T Delvaux
    School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Prev Med 21:52-9. 2001
    ..In Europe, it is sometimes assumed that few barriers to prenatal care exist because extensive programs of health insurance and initiatives to promote participation in prenatal care have been established for many decades...
  89. ncbi Pregnancy planning and acceptance among Danish pregnant women
    V Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital, Sdr Boulevard 23A, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:1030-5. 2001
    ..To study how living conditions influence pregnancy planning and acceptance among Danish women...
  90. ncbi Inadequate use of prenatal services among Brazilian women: the role of maternal characteristics
    Diego G Bassani
    Centre for Global Health Research, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:15-20. 2009
    ..To improve the uptake of prenatal care, it is important to know how the use of prenatal care varies by maternal attitudes and social and demographic factors...
  91. ncbi Risk of postnatal depression, miscarriage, and preterm birth in bulimia nervosa: retrospective controlled study
    John F Morgan
    Department of Mental Health, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 68:487-92. 2006
    ..An association between bulimia and obstetric complications has been suggested, but sample size and absence of control have limited previous studies. Our aim was to determine if active bulimia nervosa affects obstetric outcome...
  92. ncbi Late start of antenatal care among ethnic minorities in a large cohort of pregnant women
    M E Alderliesten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 114:1232-9. 2007
    ..The objectives of this study were to investigate the difference in timing of the first antenatal visit between ethnic groups and to explore the contribution of several noneconomic risk factors...
  93. ncbi Prevalence and predictors of sexually transmitted infection among newly incarcerated females
    Denise M Willers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:68-72. 2008
    ..To examine demographic and behavioral characteristics in incarcerated women to determine which characteristics are associated with prevalent sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  94. ncbi Aboriginal nurses' perception of facilitators and barriers for taking a sexual history in Taiwan
    Yun Fang Tsai
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, 259 Weh Hwa First Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
    Public Health Nurs 20:281-6. 2003
    The potential for risky sexual behaviors and adolescent unplanned pregnancy has become a main concern in the health care system for aborigines in eastern Taiwan...
  95. ncbi Sexual health and women with bipolar disorder
    Fiona McCandless
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Mapperley, Nottingham, UK
    J Adv Nurs 44:42-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper is to illustrate the importance of sexual health promotion strategies for women with bipolar disorder in order to stimulate interest and debate in this area of care...
  96. ncbi Postpartum-onset major depression is associated with personality disorders
    Cemal Akman
    Department of Psychiatry, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Meram Konya 42080, Turkey
    Compr Psychiatry 48:343-7. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the incidence rate of postpartum-onset major depression (PPMD) and to examine associated sociodemographic characteristics, obstetric factors, and personality disorders...
  97. ncbi Family planning, sexually transmitted diseases and contraceptive choice: a literature update--Part I
    W Cates
    Division of Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control
    Fam Plann Perspect 24:75-84. 1992
    ..of the trade-offs involved in choosing a contraceptive and presents estimates of the first-year rates of unplanned pregnancy and gonorrhea infection (given an infected partner) that would occur among women using various ..
  98. ncbi Use of periconceptional folic acid supplements in Victoria and New South Wales, Australia
    Lyndsey F Watson
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:42-9. 2006
    ....
  99. pmc Two successful pregnancies in a woman with chronic myeloid leukemia exposed to nilotinib during the first trimester of her second pregnancy: case study
    Monika Conchon
    Department of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Hematol Oncol 2:42. 2009
    ..i.d. Two years later, she became pregnant again while she was on nilotinib 200 mg b.i.d. The unplanned pregnancy was identified during her 7.4 weeks of gestation...
  100. ncbi Self-esteem and the relation between risk behavior and perceptions of vulnerability to unplanned pregnancy in college women
    G E Smith
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, USA
    Health Psychol 16:137-46. 1997
    ..influence of review of sexual and contraceptive behavior on college women's perceptions of vulnerability to unplanned pregnancy (N = 125)...
  101. ncbi Experience with self-administered emergency contraception in a low-income, inner-city family planning program
    L K Endres
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Reprod Med 45:827-30. 2000
    ..To evaluate women's use, knowledge of and attitudes toward self-administered emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) at the University of Pennsylvania family planning clinic (FPC)...

Research Grants48

  1. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOR
    Michael Grossman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..or to have experienced an unplanned pregnancy? The second involves an investigation of the effects of state and local policies that attempt to reduce ..
  2. Safety and Acceptability of Two IUDs among Cape Town HIV-positive Women: A RCT
    CATHERINE SUZANNE TODD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Multiple models indicate that contraceptive use for prevention of unplanned pregnancy is the most cost- effective way to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV...
  3. IUD, implant, and condoms: sexual and perinatal HIV prevention in Rwandan couples
    Susan A Allen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Self-report and biological markers confirm that LARC users maintain consistent condom use. Prevention of unplanned pregnancy is the lowest cost perinatal HIV prevention strategy, and contraceptive use is associated with longer ..
  4. CHOICES-TEEN: A Bundled Risk Reduction Intervention for Juvenile Justice Females
    DANIELLE ELIZABETH PARRISH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Specifically, they engage in frequent sexual risk behaviors, placing them at risk of unplanned pregnancy, STIs and HIV, while also smoking and engaging in high risk alcohol use, placing them at risk of both ..
  5. Supporting Sexual Health Education by CBO-based Youth Development Professionals
    RICHARD CHARLES GOLDSWORTHY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In the United States, disproportionately high rates of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and unplanned pregnancy among adolescents suggest the continuing need for evidence-based sexuality education...
  6. Risk-Taking in Adolescent Girls: Multi-Level Interactive Mechanisms
    STEPHANIE LYNNE CARDOOS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to substance abuse and sexual risk-taking appear different, and some negative consequences (such as unplanned pregnancy) are unique to females...
  7. Contraceptive Awareness and Reproductive Education
    LYN A STEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The long-term objectives of this research are to develop effective treatments to reduce unplanned pregnancy and STIs for a highly under-served population in great need...
  8. Risk Factors Associated with Unintended Pregnancies
    Evelyn Angel James; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Ordinal logistic regression will be utilized as the outcome is measured with the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy. This study will help to identify and prioritize opportunities to manage prevention in this understudied, ..
  9. EC Method: Determinants for Copper IUD Use and Future Unintended Pregnancy
    David Turok; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..by applicant): Widely available oral levonorgestrel for emergency contraception (EC) has not reduced unplanned pregnancy rates...
  10. A novel vaginal ring to prevent HIV and HSV-2 infection, as well as pregnancy
    THOMAS MICHAEL ZYDOWSKY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal addresses a critical unmet medical need;reducing a woman's simultaneous risk of unplanned pregnancy and HIV/HSV-2, lowering both the number of unplanned pregnancies and deaths due to HIV and complications ..
  11. School-based Health Clinics: Effects on Youth and Young Adult Sexual Behavior
    Melina Bersamin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of exposure to SBHC-FPCs persist into young adulthood and assess whether family planning behaviors and unplanned pregnancy rates differ among those who attended schools with an SBHC-FPC and those who did not...
  12. MI: Empowering Women to Make Contraceptive Choices While Incarcerated
    JENNIFER GRACE CLARKE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the initiation and continuation of highly effective contraceptive methods among women at risk for an unplanned pregnancy. We plan to recruit 400 women from the RI DOC women's jail and randomize them to two interventions: ..
  13. INITIATING CONTRACEPTION IN AN STD CLINIC SETTING
    Judith Shlay; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..of contraceptive care and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) services for women at high risk for both unplanned pregnancy and STD has the potential of improving overall reproductive health care...
  14. Family Planning Promotion in HIV Infected Zambians
    Susan Allen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Prevention of unplanned pregnancy in couples with HIV can reduce pediatric AIDS, HIV orphans, and the family consequences of parental illness ..
  15. Contraceptive efficacy and body weight: Does obesity affect the risk of failure?
    Alison Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..An association between obesity and unplanned pregnancy would, therefore, constitute a significant public health concern...
  16. PREVENTING ALCOHOL EXPOSED PREGNANCY AFTER A JAIL TERM
    Patricia Mullen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Prior behavior indicates many inmates will be at risk for an unplanned pregnancy with heavy and/or binge drinking after release...
  17. ESTIMATING EFFICACY OF A MEDICAL INTERVENTION
    James Trussell; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  18. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESS
    Susheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Reproductive Health Intervention for Teen Girls with DM
    Denise Charron Prochownik; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..teens with type 1 DM were sexually active, unaware of PC and these problems, and are at high risk for an unplanned pregnancy. Our team developed a theory-based "Reproductive-health Education and Awareness of Diabetes in Youth for ..
  20. 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]..
  21. Prophylactic Ibuprofen: Effect on IUD Continuation Rates
    David Hubacher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In the US, ibuprofen may help spur renewed interest in the most cost effective and efficacious reversible contraceptive method available. ..
  22. PDE3 Inhibitors: Selective Blockers of Oocyte Maturation
    Jeffrey Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This approach is expected to provide a foundation for future Phase 1 trials of PDE3 inhibitors in humans. ..
  23. Improving Health Habits in Impoverished Populations
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. The Precursors and Impacts of Psychiatric Facility Closure
    ANOUK GRUBAUGH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In contrast, private facility closure occurs when the facility is no longer financially viable and thus may or may not be a function of the quality and quantity of alternatives in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social Phobia
    Mark H Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study addresses an important public health issue by assessing an intervention that may lead to a more efficient and effective application of empirically based psychosocial interventions for the treatment of SAD. ..
  26. Behavioral Invervention for Minority Adolescent Women
    JANE DIMMITT CHAMPION; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..at the top of each printed page and each continuation page. RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page 1 Description, ..
  27. Increased Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills
    Elizabeth Raymond; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These secondary analyses should help explain the primary biologic outcomes and should be useful in the development of counseling messages and service protocols in the future. ..
  28. Effects of Adrenal and Gonadal HR in Young Women with AN
    Catherine M Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Specific Aim 2: To determine whether combined therapy with adrenal and gonadal steroid replacement changes bone structure to increase strength compared to placebo, as assessed through cross-sectional geometric analysis of DXA data. ..
  29. STAGE MATCHED INTERVENTION TO INCREASE DUAL METHOD USE
    Jeffrey Peipert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If found to be effective, the stage-matched intervention has potential for widespread dissemination in schools, clinics, offices, and community centers to prevent STIs/HIV and unintended pregnancy. ..
  30. Partner Specific Factors in Adolescent Behavior
    Cynthia Rosengard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This program of research will be conducted with the guidance of a multidisciplinary and experienced team including adolescent health, medical, and behavioral health researchers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Addressing Sexual Behavior Among Disadvantaged Youth
    Karin Coyle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project is designed to reduce the risk of HIV, other sexually transmitted disease (STD), and unplanned pregnancy among high school-aged youth attending district alternative (i.e., continuation) schools...
  32. Understand Disparities in Cervical Cancer Survival
    Ann Coker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Dietary Factors in Relation to Prenatal and Postpartum Depression
    ANSHU MOHLLAJEE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our study will shed further light in evaluating whether intake of omega-3 PUFA could be a cost-effective method of preventing prenatal and postpartum depression. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Homeless Women: Drugs, Race/Ethicity, And Health Care
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Conspiracies, Perceived Discrimination & Sexual Behavior
    Sheryl Thorburn; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Findings from this study will inform efforts to prevent HIV and other STDs, as well as unintended pregnancy, among African Americans nationally. ..
  36. Improving Health Habits: Self-Care Priorities
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will inform efforts to plan a larger, more ambitious successor study involving multiple clinics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. MR SPECTROSCOPIC IMAGING DURING METHADONE MAINTENANCE
    Mark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. Literacy and Utilization of Maternal Depression Care
    Ian Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study represents a unique and cost effective opportunity to study patient factors which are obstacles to depression treatment in women with low literacy and inform future interventions. ..
  39. Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of males
    Robert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Translation of Interventions for Rural Mexican-American Adolescent Women
    JANE DIMMITT CHAMPION; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. Providers' perceptions of the diaphragm in Southern Afr*
    Cynthia Harper; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..As the diaphragm effectiveness results become available, data from this proposed study will position us to design counseling interventions and to address provider education and training needs. ..
  42. Alcohol and Homeless Women's Use of Health Services
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  43. Impact of Trauma of Terroist Attack on Bipolar Patients
    Mark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Building Partnerships to Reduce Youth HIV Risk in Africa
    Akinrinola Bankole; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The expanded activities would also increase the potential of the Research Project to have an impact on policy and programs and to improve prevention of HIV among youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  45. Improving Outcomes in Pharmacotherapy of Social Phobia
    Mark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It thus directly addresses a critical public health issue that adversely affects a substantial proportion of the population. ..
  46. HEPATITIS B AND C AMONG HOMELESS ADULTS
    Lillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will bridge the gap between research and prevention by using the Theory of Planned Behavior to understand protective behaviors used by homeless adults to avoid exposure to infectious diseases. ..