A review of reasons for women's contraceptive switching and discontinuation
Adejoke B. Ayoola, PhD, Department of Nursing, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA; Josephine Granner, BSN, Calvin College Department of Nursing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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More than half of pregnancies in the United States are unplanned, and many of these are associated with contraceptive non-use. This session presents 20 reasons that women reported for switching or discontinuing contraceptives. The most common reasons concern partner involvement, access problems, cost, method dissatisfaction, health-related concerns and dosing frequency.
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
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