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Effect of age on pelvic inflammatory disease in nulliparous women using a copper 7 intrauterine contraceptive device.

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Factors affecting the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in a sample of nulliparous women are tabulated and reported briefly. Life-table analyses were used to calculate net rates for the first segment of IUD use. 871 women were inserted with Copper 7 devices in a 30-month period. The disease was diagnosed in 54 women during the 30 months after insertion, and the disease incidence was highest during the first 6 months (3.4 per 100 women); the rate then fell progressively in each su...

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10.1136/bmj.281.6233.114

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
British medical journal
Volume:
281
Issue:
6233
Pages:
114
Publication date:
1980-07-05
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ISSN:
0007-1447
URN:
uuid:d980c753-466c-40a4-895d-71404e97228c
Source identifiers:
35595
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pubs:35595

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