Family Planing Perspectives

Book : Family Planing Perspectives

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Population

Publishing Location : Amerika

ISSN : 0014-7354

Period : bimonthly

Published Date : 1984

Publisher : The Alan Guttmacher Institute

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 8342


Too Many Teen Pregnancies 4

-Source of Prescription Contraceptives
And Subsequent Pregnancy Among Young Women
Melvin Zelnik, Michael A. Koenig and
Young J. Kim 6
-Characteristics of Women Who Stop Using Contraceptives
Charles R. Hammerslough 14
-The Availability of Sex Education
In Large City School Districts
Freya L. Sonenstein and Karen J. Pittman 19
-The Public Health Effects Of Legal Abortion
In the United States
Christopher Tietze 26
-Some Organizational Alternatives To Increase Support
for Reproductive And Contraceptive Research
Jeannie I. Rosoff 28

-Study Finds No Evidence Vasectomy
Has Any Adverse Health Consequences 35
-D&E, Urea-Prostaglandin Safer in 2nd Trimester
Than Saline Instillation 36
-NSFG 1982: Sterilization Use Up,
Pill Use Down Among Married Women 37
-Teen Parents in Project Redirection Tend
to Avoid Pregnancy, Finish School 38
-Maternal, Infant Mortality Rates Remain
Far Higher for Blacks Than Whites 40
-Sterilizations OH Sharply in 1982;
Drop Due Mostly to Vasectomy Decline 40
-U.S. Women Unhappy with
the Current Choice of Birth Control Methods 41
-Fertility of White Catholics Still Somewhat
Higher Than That of Protestants 42

-Reproductive Health Services
For Men: Is There a Need?
Philippa H. Gordon and Laurie J. DeMarco 44

Books in Review
-The Youngest Mothers of All
Asta M. Kenney 47
-Population Decline A Democratic Dilemma
Charles F. Westofl 48


Volume 16, Number 1, January-February 1984