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News Archive for January 2009

Study suggests teenage girls risk pregnancy by using the pill rather than condoms as their first contraceptive

Jan 22, 2009

Young teenagers starting their first sexual relationships may use oral contraception less efficiently than condoms for pregnancy prevention, with teenage girls who report using oral contraception (OC) at first intercourse more than twice as likely as condom users to report a pregnancy by the time they were surveyed at age 16.

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