Description/Abstract

This brief summarizes a scholarly article of the same name. It reviews research which evaluates the consistency, scope, and reasons why women veterans use contraceptives, but the risk of unintended pregnancy and the circumstances in which they occur among enlisted women.

Original Citation

Holt, K., Grindlay, K., Taskier, M., & Grossman, D. (2011). Unintended pregnancy and contraceptive use among women in the U.S. military: a systematic literature review. Military Medicine, 176(9), 1056–1064. https://doi.org/10.7205/milmed-d-11-00012

Document Type

Brief

Disciplines

Military and Veterans Studies

Extent

2 pages

DCMI Type

Text

Keywords

Servicewomen, Unintended pregnancy, Contraceptive use, Research reviews

Subject

Women; Soldiers; Unplanned pregnancy; Contraceptive drugs

Portfolio

Government and Community Services

Geographic Area

United States

Publisher

Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

Date

12-8-2017

Language

English

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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