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.
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
Military and Veterans Studies
Servicewomen, Unintended pregnancy, Contraceptive use, Research reviews
Women; Soldiers; Unplanned pregnancy; Contraceptive drugs
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Research Brief: "Unintended Pregnancy and Contraceptive Use Among Women in the U.S. Military: A Systemic Literature Review"" (2017). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 204.
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