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The characteristics of women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate: A cancer risk profile

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The characteristics of 232 women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and of 675 women using other methods of contraception were assessed. Women using DMPA were more likely to be of low social status, to be of high parity, to have had sexual intercourse at an early age, to have given birth at an early age, to smoke cigarettes, and to be overweight than other contraceptive users. Conversely, there was no significant difference between DMPA and other contraceptive users in their total...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
British Journal of Family Planning More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
116-121
Publication date:
1987-01-01
ISSN:
0144-8625
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:430970
UUID:
uuid:0d531b95-7094-4da5-9349-8c194d43cee1
Local pid:
pubs:430970
Source identifiers:
430970
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2013-11-17

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