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

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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.

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

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Additional contact information:

Guttmacher Institute

125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10038

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