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Title: Knowledge of contraceptive methods and services among tertiary students in far North Queensland
Contributor(s): Leung, Joyce (author); Pirovich, Renee (author); Woods, Cindy  (author)orcid ; de Costa, Caroline (author)
Publication Date: 2014
DOI: 10.1111/ajo.12203
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Abstract: Despite the availability of a wide range of contraceptive options in Australia, rates of unintended pregnancy remain high. A survey of tertiary students in Far North Queensland in regard to their knowledge of contraceptive methods and services revealed significant deficiencies, suggesting that existing sex education and contraceptive advice services need improving if unplanned pregnancy rates are to be reduced in this population.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54(4), p. 386-389
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 1479-828X
Fields of Research (FoR) 2008: 111404 Reproduction
111402 Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Fields of Research (FoR) 2020: 321503 Reproduction
321502 Obstetrics and gynaecology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 920507 Women's Health
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 200509 Women's and maternal health
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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