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  1. Is users' knowledge about contraceptives adequate ? a case study of finnish IUD users.

    Article - En anglais

    intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) are popular: in Finland, in 1987, about 25% of women of childbearing age used them.

    We studied Finnish women's knowledge about contraindications for and side-effects of IUD use, with emphasis on current users.

    In December 1987-January 1988, a postal questionnaire was sent to a random sample of 1000 women of childbearing age, in Uusimaa province, which includes the capital, Helsinki.

    After three reminders, the response rate was 84%.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Stérilet, Contreindication, Enquête par correspondance, Contraception, Connaissance, Complication, Epidémiologie, Femme, Homme, Période activité génitale, Finlande, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intrauterine contraceptive device, Counter indication, Mail inquiry, Contraception, Knowledge, Complication, Epidemiology, Woman, Human, Sexually active period, Finland, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0058291

    Code Inist : 002B20A02. Création : 199406.