Comparison of diaphragm and pill users

Research status

Completed

Overview of Study

A study to determine the number of women fitted with a diaphragm or cervical cap at family planning clinics across the Australian State of New South Wales (NSW) from 2000 to 2005.

Objectives of study

To compare the demographic characteristics of women fitted with a diaphragm with women prescribed the combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP). An audit of women presenting for contraceptive services between 2000 and 2005 was undertaken. The demographic characteristics of women fitted with a barrier method or prescribed the COCP between 1st April, 2002, and 31st October, 2004, were obtained from the Family Planning NSW Activity Data Set (FADS).

Published articles

Comparison of diaphragm and combined oral contraceptive pill users in the Australian family planning setting

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