Session 93:
Obstacles to Contraceptive Use

Friday, May 4
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Plaza Room B
Lobby Level

Chair: Akinrinola Bankole, Guttmacher Institute
Discussant: Ann K. Blanc, Population Council

  1. Why Ghanaian Women Are Not Using ContraceptionMichelle J. Hindin, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Laura McGough, Independent Consultant; Richard M. K. Adanu, University of Ghana

  2. Predictors of Non-Use of Contraception, and Reasons for Non-Use: Key Factors Affecting Unintended Pregnancy in the United StatesWilliam D. Mosher, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Jo Jones, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Joyce C. Abma, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  3. Impact of Fear of Side Effect on Unmet Needs in Latin America: A Heckman Model ApproachJames Lachaud, Université de Montréal

  4. Quality of Services, Retention and Causes of Discontinuation of IUD Contraception in Rural IndiaSangram Kishor Patel, International Institute of Health Management Research, New Delhi; Dharmesh Lal, International Institute of Health Management Research, New Delhi

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