Sexual and reproductive health

Causes and consequences of contraceptive discontinuation

Evidence from 60 demographic and health surveys

Ali, Mohamed M - Cleland, John G - Shah, Iqbal H, World Health Organization

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Publication details

Number of pages: 193
Publication date: 2012
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 150405 8


Dynamics of contraceptive use continuation, switching and failure are important markers of how well programmes are meeting the family planning needs of women and couples. Studying the dynamics of contraceptive use can reveal problems in the use of contraceptive technologies and the gaps in the provision of services and, therefore, provide guidance essential for improving services.