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Friday, March 7, 2014

Study Shows Free Contraception Does Not Increase Risky Behavior Among Women

live.science: Free Birth Control Has Little Effect on Women's Sexual Behavior, Study Suggests, by Cari Nierenberg:

Offering free contraception to women and teenage girls does not cause them to increase their risky sexual behavior over time, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that after receiving free birth control, most women reported no change in their number of sexual partners, and only a modest increase in sex frequency, from an average of four times a month before getting free birth control to six times a month after receiving it. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2014/03/study-shows-free-contraception-does-not-increase-risky-behavior-among-women.html

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