Acceptability of contraceptive-induced amenorrhea in a racially diverse group of US women

Alison Edelman, Robyn Lew, Carrie Cwiak, Mark Nichols, Jeffrey Jensen

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Abstract

Objective: The study was conducted to determine women's preferences about menstrual bleeding patterns and their willingness to manipulate bleeding with contraception. Study Design: Women presenting for routine obstetric and gynecologic care at two US locations (Portland, OR, and Atlanta, GA) were offered a self-administered, anonymous survey. A validated survey tool was used. Results: Valid surveys from 292 women were obtained. Mean age was 27 years (SD 8.0). We were unable to separate geographic vs. racial differences in responses because race significantly differed between sites (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)450-453
Number of pages4
JournalContraception
Volume75
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2007

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Amenorrhea
Contraceptive Agents
Hemorrhage
Contraception
Obstetrics
Surveys and Questionnaires

Keywords

  • Amenorrhea
  • Continuously dosed oral contraceptives
  • Menstrual suppression

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Acceptability of contraceptive-induced amenorrhea in a racially diverse group of US women. / Edelman, Alison; Lew, Robyn; Cwiak, Carrie; Nichols, Mark; Jensen, Jeffrey.

In: Contraception, Vol. 75, No. 6, 06.2007, p. 450-453.

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Edelman, Alison ; Lew, Robyn ; Cwiak, Carrie ; Nichols, Mark ; Jensen, Jeffrey. / Acceptability of contraceptive-induced amenorrhea in a racially diverse group of US women. In: Contraception. 2007 ; Vol. 75, No. 6. pp. 450-453.
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