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Condom most popular method of contraception in girls under 16

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7320.1024/d (Published 03 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1024
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    Half the girls aged under 16 years who attended family planning clinics in 2000-1 chose to use the male condom as their primary method of contraception, and four out of 10 chose the contraceptive pill.

    Although many women now rely on their GPs for contraceptive services, a total of 1.3 million women …

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