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Connaissance de la contraception d'urgence : étude d’une population étudiante de 19 à 24 ans

Abstract : Objective: Young women, especially between the ages of 19 and 24, are affected by unplanned pregnancies despite high contraceptive coverage. The objective of the study was to explain how current knowledge of emergency contraception is not effective in preventing unplanned pregnancies. Methods: This was a descriptive epidemiological study of 223 students from 19 to 24 years of age at Versailles Saint Quentin University. Results and conclusion: The sample does not know the reproductive physiology: 49.3% of the sample knows that it is possible to become pregnant at any time of the cycle and almost 80% of the students think that ovulation occurs only in the middle of the cycle. The knowledge of the emergency contraception (EC) is partial with confusions on the period of use: 48% is that the EC can be used between 3 and 5 days after unsafe sex. They would be 92% going to the pharmacy if they needed the EC. School information is insufficient in terms of hours and quality: Current knowledge of emergency contraception is insufficient to effectively prevent unplanned pregnancies. There is a need to strengthen the training professionals to provide appropriate information in schools. There are also restraints linked to fear: About 40% are afraid of side effects and 20% are afraid of infertility.
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Léa Aury. Connaissance de la contraception d'urgence : étude d’une population étudiante de 19 à 24 ans. Gynécologie et obstétrique. 2017. ⟨dumas-02101146⟩

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