Contraceptive

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More Specific Terms

Introduction

Indications

Notes

  • Effectiveness ranges from 48% (no method; chance alone) to 100% ( vasectomy) [2]
  • any method is more cost-effective than chance alone [2]
  • estimated total cost (USA) of chance alone $4739 [2]
  • methods with the lowest total cost & best cost-effectiveness

More General Terms

Component of

References

  1. Stedman's Medical Dictionary 26th ed, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1995
  2. Trussell J et al Cost effectiveness of contraceptives in the United States. Contraception 2009 Jan; 79:5. PMID: [1]
  3. National Guideline Clearinghouse
    - U.S. medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use, 2016. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ngc-guideline: [2]
    - U.S. selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use, 2016. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ngc-guideline: [3]

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