publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

The Contraceptive Cycle

Picavet, C.;
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  • Published: 27 May 2016
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Background: There are relatively few unwanted pregnancies in the Netherlands, as evidenced by low abortion and teenage pregnancy rates. However, even in the Netherlands, one in eight pregnancies end in an induced abortion. Many unwanted pregnancies could have been prevented by better use of reliable contraceptive methods. In this thesis, contraceptive behaviour is studied with an emphasis on where the use of contraception goes wrong and the demographic profile of the women who have difficulty to use contraception effectively. In addition, in some of these studies, possible relations with socio-cognitive factors are explored. In a literature review, behavioural p...
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free text keywords: contraception, decision-making, abortion, population data, survey, inequities, behaviour change
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