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Measuring and Explaining Unintended Pregnancy in the United States, 1987-2009 (ICPSR 34411) RSS

Principal Investigator(s):

Summary:

The goals of this project were: (1) to estimate up-to-date levels of unintended pregnancy for the United States and key sociodemigraphic subgroups, including age, marriage and union status, poverty status, race/ethnicity, education, religious affiliation, and immigration status; (2) to analyize the relative contributions of key intermediate factors to differences in unintended pregnancy rates over time and across sociodemographic subgroups; and (3) to estimate up-to-date contraceptive use-failure rates.

Access Notes

  • This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR. Additional information may be available in Data Collection Notes.

    These data are not available from DSDR or ICPSR. Researchers should consult the principal investigator directly for details on obtaining access to the data and documentation:

    Dr. Lawrence B. Finer

    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health

    Mailman School of Public Health

    Columbia University

    60 Haven Avenue

    New York, NY 10032

    email: lf2203@columbia.edu

    _______________________________

    Additional contact information:

    Guttmacher Institute

    125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor

    New York, NY 10038

Study Description

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   birth control, demographic characteristics, family planning, pregnancy, unwanted pregnancies

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from DSDR or ICPSR. Researchers should consult the principal investigator directly for details on obtaining access to the data and documentation:

Dr. Lawrence B. Finer

Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health

Mailman School of Public Health

Columbia University

60 Haven Avenue

New York, NY 10032

email: lf2203@columbia.edu

_______________________________

Additional contact information:

Guttmacher Institute

125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10038

Methodology

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