Monday, January 22, 2007

Teenage pregnancy myth dismissed

From the BBC: The perception that teenage girls with unwanted pregnancies have been less careful about contraception than older women has been dismissed by a study.

Doctors at a Glasgow hospital analyzed the birth control attempted by nearly 1,000 women requesting abortions.

They found the proportion of older women who had used no contraception at all was roughly similar to the percentage of teenagers.

The findings are published in the journal BJOG. To read on click here.

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