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Patterns of Contraceptive Use

Gray, Edith; Arunachalam, Dharma


This chapter investigates patterns of contraceptive use among Australian women who are at 'risk' of pregnancy: that is, women of reproductive age who are sexually active. The aims of this chapter are to determine how women control their fertility, and how contraceptive use varies over the reproductive life course. There are many factors that are associated with contraceptive method use to prevent or delay pregnancy. Availability and access to methods is an important consideration, and the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-9279-0_7


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