Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 22nd, 1999
M.A. Jamieson and associates at Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, recently investigated the level of awareness about emergency contraception among American women presenting for abortion ("Emergency Contraception: Lack of Awareness Among Patients Presenting for Pregnancy Termination," Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, February 1999;12(1):11-15). They also calculated the number of abortions that may have been prevented by emergency contraception (EC) use.
Jamieson et al. studied 83 patients via questionnaire. Close to half of...
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