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Side effects and the need for secrecy: characterising discontinuation of modern contraception and its causes in Ethiopia using mixed methods

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Background: Contraceptive discontinuation is a major barrier to reducing global unmet needs for family planning, but the reasons why women discontinue contraception are poorly understood. Here we use data from Ethiopia to investigate (i) the magnitude of contraceptive discontinuation in 2005-2011, (ii) how the risk of discontinuation varies with method type and education level and (iii) the barriers to continuation. Our main hypothesis is that contraceptive discontinuation is drive...

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https://doi.org/10.1186/s40834-017-0052-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Anthropology; Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Anthropology; Social & Cultural Anthropology
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Contraception and Reproductive Medicine Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
24
Publication date:
2017-10-19
Acceptance date:
2017-10-10
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EISSN:
2055-7426
Pubs id:
pubs:734876
URN:
uri:48ba6d8a-fe7d-40e1-8c89-00dbdfbe7720
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uuid:48ba6d8a-fe7d-40e1-8c89-00dbdfbe7720
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pubs:734876

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