TITLE

EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION KNOWLEDGE AMONG TEENS

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Ethnicity & Disease;Summer2009 Supplement 3, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which investigates the knowledge of adolescents regarding emergency contraception (EC), their embedded laws, and their preferences in the U.S. It was found out that many teenagers are misinformed about the nature of EC particularly males. It is believed that teens' lack of knowledge on EC has caused the 3% population increase in the country due to the incidence of unwanted pregnancies. It suggests the need to develop targeted EC education to reduce U.S. birth rate.
ACCESSION #
42750575

 

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