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Contraceptive practices in São Paulo City: prevalence, unmet needs and public health system performance


Contraceptive counselling and method provision are fundamental aspects of the reproductive health care the public health system (SUS) is expected to deliver. In Brazil, this kind of Service provision adequacy to women needs relies basically on information obtained in population surveys. The only survey on the subject ever conducted in São Paulo City was undertaken almost fifty years ago. The present proposal consists on a population survey in this city. It aims to identify contraceptive use prevalence, the mix of contraceptives being used, their sources and hurdles faced by women to obtain them, as well as SUS populational coverage regarding contraceptive care. The sample will be representative for de whole city and. for each of its five health regions. Study population will be represted by 4,000 women aged 15 to 49 years. (AU)

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TANIA DI GIACOMO DO LAGO; SUZANA KALCKMANN; MARIA CECÍLIA GOI PORTO ALVES; MARIA MERCEDES LOUREIRO ESCUDER; MITTI KOYAMA; REGINA MARIA BARBOSA. Diferenciais da prática contraceptiva no Município de São Paulo, Brasil: resultados do inquérito populacional Ouvindo Mulheres. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, v. 36, n. 10, . (14/50115-1)
BARBOSA, REGINA MARIA; KALCKMANN, SUZANA; ARILHA, MARGARETH; DO LAGO, TANIA DI GIACOMO. The emergency contraceptive pill in Brazil: High usage rates but schooling differences persist. Contraception, v. 104, n. 4, p. 401-405, . (14/50115-1)
JULIA MARIA OLSEN; TANIA DI GIACOMO LAGO; SUZANA KALCKMANN; MARIA CECILIA GOI PORTO ALVES; MARIA MERCEDES LOUREIRO ESCUDER. Práticas contraceptivas de mulheres jovens: inquérito domiciliar no Município de São Paulo, Brasil. Cadernos de Saúde Pública, v. 34, n. 2, . (14/50115-1)

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