Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics
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ISSN: 2161-0932

Candice Fraser

Candice Fraser


  • Research Article
    Contraception Adherence among East Harlem Adolescents
    Author(s): Camille A Clare and Candice FraserCamille A Clare and Candice Fraser

    Objectives: To determine the contraception adherence among an adolescent population of an inner city hospital. Methods: In this retrospective, IRB approved study, the medical records of 100 de-identified patients presenting to Metropolitan Hospital for gynecologic and reproductive health care from January 2007 to December 2011 were evaluated. Data collected included race, age, gravidity and parity on presentation to the clinic, education level, method of payment, contraception methods utilized, obstetrical history and the side effects of the contraceptive method of choice. Data analysis was performed using SPSS software. Results: Younger age was significantly associated with the use of multiple contraceptive methods (p=0.003). The use of multiple contraceptive methods was associated with a higher pregnancy rate (p=0.00.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0932.1000177

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