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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||AN ANALYSIS OF THE PERSONAL REASONS FOR DISCONTINUING IUD USE|
|Abstract:||The objective of this study was to evaluate possible factors associated with discontinuing use of TCu 380A IUDs due to personal reasons among 2748 users. Overall, a total of 88 subjects discontinued using the TCu 380A IUD within 12 months postinsertion for personal reasons. The most common reasons were planned pregnancy (32%) and husband or family opinion against IUD use (26%). The gross cumulative 12-month life table discontinuation rate for all personal reasons was 4.0 per 100 women. Having no education and/or living in a rural area were the sociodemographic characteristics associated with an increased risk of discontinuation for personal reasons. Effective and regular counseling about IUD use, especially among illiterate women, may help prevent IUD discontinuations related to personal reasons.|
|Subject:||COPPER T 380A|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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