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  1. A reduction in the number of unwanted pregnancies among female army draftees through a controlled intervention.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To assess the possibility of reducing the risk of unwanted pregnancy through a controlled intervention program that was based on a sex education workshop.

    Design 

    Educational intervention study.

    Setting 

    Newly drafted women in a central absorption army base in Israel.

    Patient (s) 

    One thousand seven hundred ninety-three female draftees in the Israeli Defence Force.

    Intervention (s) 

    A 2-day workshop on sex education at the beginning of army service.

    Main Outcome Measure (s) 

    Rate of unwanted pregnancy.

    Result (s) 

    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.

    Conclusion (s) 

    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

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0502896

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 13/02/1998.