Birth Control Study: Over 2 In 5 Women In The United States Don’t Use Contraception
Despite the availability of contraception, over two in five women in the United States forgo any form of protection during sex, says a new survey, possibly because they misjudge how likely they are to get pregnant.
The Contraception in America study, conducted by medical communications company Strategic Pharma Solutions and sponsored by pharmaceutical company Teva Women’s Health, looked at 1,000 women between the ages of 18 and 49, and also surveyed 100 OB-GYNs and 101 primary care physicians who treat women, reported ScienceDaily. The women were surveyed about their contraceptive use and preferences, as well as their pregnancy history. The survey yielded several striking findings about how U.S. women are using contraceptives — or aren’t (Continue reading @ Huff Post Women)