The 2002 Canadian Contraception Study: Part 2

J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2004 Jul;26(7):646-56. doi: 10.1016/s1701-2163(16)30612-0.


The 2002 Canadian Contraception Study investigated the contraception and sexual health-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices of a representative sample of Canadian women of childbearing age. In Part 2 of the report of this research, the authors focus on the contraceptive attitudes and practices of adolescent women and women in their later reproductive years, provide data on sexual and reproductive health indicators of Canadian women, describe 2-decade trends in the awareness, opinion, and utilization of contraceptive methods among Canadian women, and describe contraception counselling strategies that may be used to improve patient choice and adherence to method. This report closes with an overall discussion of the findings of the 2002 Canadian Contraception Study.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adolescent Health Services*
  • Adult
  • Canada / epidemiology
  • Contraception Behavior / statistics & numerical data*
  • Contraception Behavior / trends
  • Contraception*
  • Female
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
  • Humans
  • Sexual Behavior / statistics & numerical data*