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État des lieux des connaissances des femmes à propos de leur contraception orale œstro-progestative

Abstract : Purpose: In France, 97% of the women in childbearing age and not willing to get pregnant use a means of contraception. However, a high number of unexpective pregnancies are reported. It is then relevant to evaluate the theoretical knowledge women using estroprogestogenic oral contraceptive have of their own contraception, particularly of the attitude to be adopted in the event of a misuse of contraceptive. The main objective of the study is, on one hand, to make an assessment of what women know regarding the way their OP oral contraceptive should be taken and, on the other hand, what to do in the event the contraceptive might be misused. Materials and methods: It is a quantitative study based on questionnaires. The latter were handed out by 22 hospital and self-employed midwives working in the french department of les Yvelines and le Val d’Oise to 109 women either during consultations of gynecology or contraception to women who have been using estroprogestogenic oral contraceptive for over 3 months. Results: No patient correctly answered all the questions dealing with the way the estroprogestogenic oral contraceptive should be taken. Regarding misuse of contraception, 25,7% of the women mentioned a correct attitude concerning missed pills inferior to 12 hours and 19,3% concerning missed pills superior to 12 hours. A minority knew about the existing emergency contraceptions, the way they were to be used and where to find them. In conclusion, most women who participated in the study did not have the sufficient knowledge to ensure a proper administration of their estroprogestogenic oral contraceptive treatment. Moreover, the study shows that few of them possessed adequate knowledge to handle the misusage of their contraceptive.
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Marine Garrido. État des lieux des connaissances des femmes à propos de leur contraception orale œstro-progestative. Gynécologie et obstétrique. 2020. ⟨dumas-03227148⟩



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