Summary: Unintended accidental pregnancy, including pregnancy resulting from failed contraceptive measures.
Publications237 found, 100 shown here
- Correlates of unintended pregnancy in Beheira governorate, EgyptR 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...
- Factors affecting abortion decisions among young couples in NepalMahesh 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...
- Unintended pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: magnitude of the problem and potential role of contraceptive implants to alleviate itDavid Hubacher
Family Health International, PO Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Contraception 78:73-8. 2008..Our aim was to estimate the number of unintended pregnancies in the region and model the impact of expanding use of contraceptive implants at the expense of short-term hormonal birth control methods...
- 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. 2008The objective of the study was to determine whether a history of unplanned pregnancy was a risk factor for a subsequent unplanned pregnancy.
- Exploring the link between substance abuse and abortion: the roles of unconventionality and unplanned pregnancySteven 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...
- 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. 2006To 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.
- Borders of fertility: unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortion in Burmese women migrating to ThailandSuzanne Belton
School for Graduate Health Practice, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
Health Care Women Int 28:419-33. 2007....
- Unplanned pregnancy in women with anorexia nervosaCynthia 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...
- Contraceptive self-efficacy and contraceptive knowledge of Hong Kong Chinese women with unplanned pregnancyWan Yim IP
The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, SAR
J Clin Nurs 18:2416-25. 2009The 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.
- Disparities in rates of unintended pregnancy in the United States, 1994 and 2001Lawrence 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...
- Preventing unplanned pregnancy. The right contraceptive fit can make a differenceSarah B Freeman
Family and Women s Health NP Programs at Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Adv Nurse Pract 13:57-9, 61-2, 67. 2005
- Direct access to emergency contraception through pharmacies and effect on unintended pregnancy and STIs: a randomized controlled trialTina 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...
- 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...
- Factors affecting decision making of low-income young women with unplanned pregnancies in Bangkok, ThailandWanapa 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. 2005b>Unplanned pregnancy is one of the most difficult life experiences for young women. Women are often confused and seek help and support...
- 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...
- Revisiting a pilot survey involving contraception and teenage pregnancy in Ayrshire and ArranSusu Salihi
Ayrshire and Arran Acute Hospitals Trust, UK
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 28:37-8. 2002How to respond to the challenge of reducing unplanned pregnancy rates in Ayrshire and Arran.
- Modeling the process leading to abortion: an application to French survey dataClementine 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...
- Advanced provision of emergency contraception to postnatal women in China makes no difference in abortion rates: a randomized controlled trialXiaoyu 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...
- Why women want children: defining the meaning of desire for children and the construction of an indexYvonne 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...
- Abortion in the United StatesCynthia 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...
- Substance use among pregnant women in the context of previous reproductive loss and desire for current pregnancyPriscilla 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...
- Family planning for obese women: challenges and opportunitiesDavid A Grimes
Contraception 72:1-4. 2005
- Predictors of incident herpes simplex virus type 2 infections in young women at risk for unintended pregnancy in San FranciscoNicholas 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...
- Induced abortion frequency in Ankara, Turkey, before and after the legal regulation of induced abortionIsil Maral
Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:279-88. 2007....
- Family planning American style: why it's so hard to control birth in the USEve 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...
- 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....
- Social scripts and stark realities: Kenyan adolescents' abortion discourseEllen M H Mitchell
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...
- Poor pregnancy outcomes among adolescents in South Nyanza region of KenyaMonica 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...
- [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...
- Concepts of the advantages and disadvantages of teenage childbearing among pregnant adolescents: a qualitative analysisCynthia 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...
- Circumstances of pregnancy: low income women in Georgia describe the difference between planned and unplanned pregnanciesAnne 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...
- Teenage mothers -- a high-risk group for new unintended pregnanciesGabriella 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...
- 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...
- Using strength of fertility motivations to identify family planning program strategiesIlene 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...
- Contraceptive attitudes and contraceptive failure among women requesting induced abortion in DenmarkVibeke 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...
- 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....
- Young women under 16 years with experience of sexual intercourse: who becomes pregnant?Katie Buston
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 61:221-5. 2007....
- Contraceptive use and discontinuation: findings from the contraceptive history, initiation, and choice studyLarissa 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...
- Fertility regulation and reproductive health in the Millennium Development Goals: the search for a perfect indicatorRuth Dixon-Mueller
Am J Public Health 97:45-51. 2007....
- Pregnancy intention and its relationship to birth and maternal outcomesA P Mohllajee
Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Obstet Gynecol 109:678-86. 2007....
- Repeat pregnancy in adolescence: intentions and decision makingJudith W Herrman
School of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:89-94. 2007..To determine the perceptions of young mothers concerning their intentions about repeat pregnancy and to determine shared meanings concerning intentionality and decision making about sexual activity and use of birth control...
- Reducing unintended pregnancy in the United StatesJames Trussell
Contraception 77:1-5. 2008
- Estimates of contraceptive failure from the 2002 National Survey of Family GrowthKathryn 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...
- Contraceptive method use by adolescents in Brazilian state capitalKeila 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...
- [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)...
- Pregnant pause for teenage mumsTamsin Snow
Nurs Stand 20:14-5. 2006
- Public and private providers' involvement in improving their patients' contraceptive useDavid J Landry
Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
Contraception 78:42-51. 2008....
- Confidential reproductive health services for minors: the potential impact of mandated parental involvement for contraceptionRachel 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...
- Fertility control? Middle-aged Australian women's retrospective reports of their pregnanciesEdith 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...
- Pregnancy during breastfeeding in rural EgyptOmar 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 ..
- Access to health care for induced abortions: analysis by means of a French national surveyCaroline 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...
- Unintended pregnancy in Egypt: evidence from the national study on women giving birth in 1999A 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...
- Cervical preparation for first trimester surgical abortionNathalie 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...
- Young women requesting emergency contraception are, despite contraceptive counseling, a high risk group for new unintended pregnanciesG 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)..
- Case-control study of sudden infant death syndrome in Lithuania, 1997-2000Vilija 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...
- Its perspective of adolescent reproductive health behaviour in a suburban town in NigeriaC 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...
- Holoprosencephaly and genitourinary anomalies in fetal methotrexate syndromeJ 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 ..
- Abnormal uterine bleeding associated with hormonal contraceptionSarina 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 ..
- Listeria awareness among new mothers in Western AustraliaS 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...
- Chlamydial infection and unplanned pregnancy in women with ready access to health careA 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...
- Before first sex: gender differences in emotional relationships and physical behaviors among adolescents in the PhilippinesUshma 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. 2006Early age at first sex has been identified as a risk factor for unplanned pregnancy and HIV infection...
- Knowledge, attitude, and practice of reproductive behavior in Iranian minor thalassemia couplesMehrnoosh 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...
- Epidemiologic analysis of maternal factors and amniotic band defectsMartha 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...
- Failure of sterilization after clip placementF 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...
- [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"...
- Normal pregnancy outcome following inadvertent exposure to rosiglitazone, gliclazide, and atorvastatin in a diabetic and hypertensive womanFusun Yaris
Department of Family Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, School of Medicine, TR 61187 Trabzon, Turkey
Reprod Toxicol 18:619-21. 2004The 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)...
- Missing opportunities for preventing unwanted pregnancy: a qualitative study of emergency contraceptionPranitha Maharaj
School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 37:89-96. 2011High levels of unplanned pregnancy among young people are a huge public health problem in South Africa. However, use of emergency contraception (EC) remains low...
- The prevalence of domestic violence against pregnant women in a Chinese communityW 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...
- Evaluation of natural family planning programmes in Liberia and ZambiaR 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...
- Prevalence of violence during pregnancy: findings from a Jordanian surveyArwa 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...
- Domestic violence during pregnancy and risk of low birthweight and maternal complications: a prospective cohort study at Mulago Hospital, UgandaDan 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...
- Pregnancy following uterine artery embolization with polyvinyl alcohol particles for patients with uterine fibroid or adenomyosisMan 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...
- The incidence of induced abortion in UgandaSusheela 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...
- Pregnancy-associated cardiomyopathy occurring in a young patient with nephropathic cystinosisArun 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...
- Knowledge, use, and concerns about contraceptive methods among sero-discordant couples in Rwanda and ZambiaKristina 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....
- Abortion and Islam: policies and practice in the Middle East and North AfricaLeila 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...
- Female condom technology: new products and regulatory issuesMags Beksinska
Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, Overport 4091, South Africa
Contraception 83:316-21. 2011Like male condoms, female condoms (FCs) provide protection against unplanned pregnancy and most sexually transmitted infections including HIV...
- Socio-democratic characteristics of women presenting with abortion--a hospital based studyK 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...
- Benefits of a learner-centred abortion curriculum for family medicine residentsMelissa 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. 2008Despite the high prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and abortion in the USA, abortion education in medical schools and residencies is extremely limited...
- 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...
- Mothers' perspectives about reproductive health discussions with adolescent daughters with diabetesMargaret 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...
- Adolescent men's attitudes and decision-making in relation to an unplanned pregnancy. Responses to an interactive video dramaMaria 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 ..
- 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...
- Multidimensional discriminative factors for unprotected sex among adolescents in southern TaiwanCheng 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...
- Parental presence and adolescent reproductive health among the Nairobi urban poorPierre 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...
- Comparison of condom breakage during human use with performance in laboratory testingP 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 ..
- Provision of contraception services and advice for women with cystic fibrosisSarah Gatiss
Department of Contraceptive Services, Sunderland Royal Infirmary, Sunderland, UK
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 35:157-60. 2009....
- Barriers to prenatal care in EuropeT 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...
- Pregnancy planning and acceptance among Danish pregnant womenV 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...
- Inadequate use of prenatal services among Brazilian women: the role of maternal characteristicsDiego 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...
- Risk of postnatal depression, miscarriage, and preterm birth in bulimia nervosa: retrospective controlled studyJohn 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...
- Late start of antenatal care among ethnic minorities in a large cohort of pregnant womenM 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...
- Prevalence and predictors of sexually transmitted infection among newly incarcerated femalesDenise 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)...
- Aboriginal nurses' perception of facilitators and barriers for taking a sexual history in TaiwanYun 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. 2003The potential for risky sexual behaviors and adolescent unplanned pregnancy has become a main concern in the health care system for aborigines in eastern Taiwan...
- Sexual health and women with bipolar disorderFiona 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...
- Postpartum-onset major depression is associated with personality disordersCemal 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...
- Family planning, sexually transmitted diseases and contraceptive choice: a literature update--Part IW 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 ..
- Use of periconceptional folic acid supplements in Victoria and New South Wales, AustraliaLyndsey F Watson
Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086
Aust N Z J Public Health 30:42-9. 2006....
- Two successful pregnancies in a woman with chronic myeloid leukemia exposed to nilotinib during the first trimester of her second pregnancy: case studyMonika 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...
- Self-esteem and the relation between risk behavior and perceptions of vulnerability to unplanned pregnancy in college womenG 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)...
- Experience with self-administered emergency contraception in a low-income, inner-city family planning programL 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)...
- RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND SEXUAL BEHAVIORMichael 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 ..
- Safety and Acceptability of Two IUDs among Cape Town HIV-positive Women: A RCTCATHERINE SUZANNE TODD; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (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...
- IUD, implant, and condoms: sexual and perinatal HIV prevention in Rwandan couplesSusan 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 ..
- CHOICES-TEEN: A Bundled Risk Reduction Intervention for Juvenile Justice FemalesDANIELLE 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 ..
- Supporting Sexual Health Education by CBO-based Youth Development ProfessionalsRICHARD 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...
- Risk-Taking in Adolescent Girls: Multi-Level Interactive MechanismsSTEPHANIE 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...
- Contraceptive Awareness and Reproductive EducationLYN 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...
- Risk Factors Associated with Unintended PregnanciesEvelyn 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, ..
- EC Method: Determinants for Copper IUD Use and Future Unintended PregnancyDavid Turok; Fiscal Year: 2011..by applicant): Widely available oral levonorgestrel for emergency contraception (EC) has not reduced unplanned pregnancy rates...
- A novel vaginal ring to prevent HIV and HSV-2 infection, as well as pregnancyTHOMAS 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 ..
- School-based Health Clinics: Effects on Youth and Young Adult Sexual BehaviorMelina 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...
- MI: Empowering Women to Make Contraceptive Choices While IncarceratedJENNIFER 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: ..
- INITIATING CONTRACEPTION IN AN STD CLINIC SETTINGJudith 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...
- Family Planning Promotion in HIV Infected ZambiansSusan 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 ..
- 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...
- PREVENTING ALCOHOL EXPOSED PREGNANCY AFTER A JAIL TERMPatricia 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...
- ESTIMATING EFFICACY OF A MEDICAL INTERVENTIONJames Trussell; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESSSusheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Reproductive Health Intervention for Teen Girls with DMDenise 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 ..
- Combined Hormonal Contraceptive Use in High Risk WomenTina 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]..
- Prophylactic Ibuprofen: Effect on IUD Continuation RatesDavid Hubacher; Fiscal Year: 2003..In the US, ibuprofen may help spur renewed interest in the most cost effective and efficacious reversible contraceptive method available. ..
- PDE3 Inhibitors: Selective Blockers of Oocyte MaturationJeffrey Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2007..This approach is expected to provide a foundation for future Phase 1 trials of PDE3 inhibitors in humans. ..
- Improving Health Habits in Impoverished PopulationsLillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Precursors and Impacts of Psychiatric Facility ClosureANOUK 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]..
- D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social PhobiaMark 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. ..
- Behavioral Invervention for Minority Adolescent WomenJANE 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, ..
- Increased Access to Emergency Contraceptive PillsElizabeth 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. ..
- Effects of Adrenal and Gonadal HR in Young Women with ANCatherine 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. ..
- STAGE MATCHED INTERVENTION TO INCREASE DUAL METHOD USEJeffrey 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. ..
- Partner Specific Factors in Adolescent BehaviorCynthia 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]..
- Addressing Sexual Behavior Among Disadvantaged YouthKarin 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...
- Understand Disparities in Cervical Cancer SurvivalAnn Coker; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Dietary Factors in Relation to Prenatal and Postpartum DepressionANSHU 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]..
- Homeless Women: Drugs, Race/Ethicity, And Health CareLillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Conspiracies, Perceived Discrimination & Sexual BehaviorSheryl 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. ..
- Improving Health Habits: Self-Care PrioritiesLillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will inform efforts to plan a larger, more ambitious successor study involving multiple clinics. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MR SPECTROSCOPIC IMAGING DURING METHADONE MAINTENANCEMark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Literacy and Utilization of Maternal Depression CareIan 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. ..
- Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of malesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Translation of Interventions for Rural Mexican-American Adolescent WomenJANE DIMMITT CHAMPION; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- 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. ..
- Alcohol and Homeless Women's Use of Health ServicesLillian Gelberg; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Impact of Trauma of Terroist Attack on Bipolar PatientsMark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Building Partnerships to Reduce Youth HIV Risk in AfricaAkinrinola 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. ..
- Improving Outcomes in Pharmacotherapy of Social PhobiaMark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2009..It thus directly addresses a critical public health issue that adversely affects a substantial proportion of the population. ..
- HEPATITIS B AND C AMONG HOMELESS ADULTSLillian 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. ..