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PID associated with fertility regulating agents. Task Force on Intrauterine Devices, Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, World Health Organization.

Abstract:

A WHO sponsored matched case-control study to examine the association between acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and contraceptive use was conducted in 8 developing country and 4 developed country centres. 608 cases of acute febrile non-postpartum PID were individually matched with 1216 controls; 437 of the cases came from centres in developing countries and 171 from developed country centres. Among parous women the relative risks of a first episode of PID associated with current IUD use...

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Journal:
Contraception
Volume:
30
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-21
Publication date:
1984-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0518
ISSN:
0010-7824
URN:
uuid:8814cdb7-5685-4167-a21f-8bd25618dce4
Source identifiers:
389202
Local pid:
pubs:389202

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