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Session: Intention and Contraception
5072.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Intention and Contraception
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant in this session will be able to: 1. Discuss how pregnancy intentions and contraceptive use interrelate and identify key reasons for delay in pregnancy. 2. Identify socio-demographic reasons for unmet need of contraception in the international context. 3. List main factors contributing to the discontinuation of contraceptives.
Moderator(s):Rebecka Lundgren, MA
8:30 AMFamily Planning and Life Planning:Reproductive Intentions among Family Planning Clients  [ Recorded presentation ]
Diana Greene Foster, PhD, Antonia Biggs, PhD, Gorette Amaral, MHS, Claire Brindis, DrPH, Abigail Arons, Carrie Lewis, MPH, Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, PhD, MPH
8:42 AMContraceptive Discontinuation and Unintended Pregnancy: An Imperfect Relationship  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sian L. Curtis, PhD, Emily M. Evens, MPH, William Sambisa, PhD
8:54 AMAssociation between contraceptive discontinuation and pregnancy intentions in Guatemala
Janine L. Barden-O'Fallon, PhD, Ilene S. Speizer, PhD, MHS
9:06 AMUnmet need for Contraception in the Developing World: Levels and Reasons  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gilda Sedgh, ScD, Akinrinola Bankole, PhD, Susheela Singh, PhD, Rubina Hussain
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Maternal and Child Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA