A Review of Reasons for Women's Contraceptive Switching and Discontinuation
Ayoola, Adejoke B.
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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.