A reduction in the number of unwanted pregnancies among female army draftees through a controlled intervention.
To assess the possibility of reducing the risk of unwanted pregnancy through a controlled intervention program that was based on a sex education workshop.
Educational intervention study.
Newly drafted women in a central absorption army base in Israel.
One thousand seven hundred ninety-three female draftees in the Israeli Defence Force.
A 2-day workshop on sex education at the beginning of army service.
Main Outcome Measure (s)
Rate of unwanted pregnancy.
After 2 years of follow-up, there were approximately 40% fewer unwanted pregnancies in the intervention group.
In both study groups, there were more unwanted pregnancies among women with a lower socioeconomic and intellectual profile.
Structured intervention programs may reduce significantly the rate of unwanted pregnancy in young women.
Mots-clés Pascal : Intention, Gestation, Education santé, Sexualité, Programme sanitaire, Israël, Asie, Armée, Homme, Femelle, Gestation non prévue
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intention, Pregnancy, Health education, Sexuality, Sanitary program, Israel, Asia, Army, Human, Female
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0502896
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 13/02/1998.