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Galveston, Texas 77555


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine whether contraceptive compliance by young women can be improved through expanded counseling by a health educator at the initial clinic visit as compared with standard care.


Criteria:

Inclusion criteria: - Sexually active females 16 to 24 years of age who present to a University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) clinic and request to initiate oral contraception for birth control. Exclusion criteria: - Women who are currently pregnant or breastfeeding. - Women who wish to become pregnant within the next 12 months. - Women who have a medical contraindication to use of estrogen (e.g., thromboembolic disease, acute liver disease, breast cancer, genital cancer, or undiagnosed genital bleeding). - Women wishing to initiate use of a contraceptive method that is not oral, such as transdermal (the patch) or injectable (DMPA) methods, or the vaginal ring. - Current and previous users of oral contraceptives.


NCT ID:

NCT00584038


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Abbey B. Berenson, MD
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Galveston, Texas 77555
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 16, 2018

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