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New Review of Research on Intention-to-Use Contraception Measurement by Galavotti & Co-Author

Posted: 2/11/2022 (CSDE in the News)

Early this month, CSDE Affiliate Christine Galavotti and co-author Victoria Boydell published an article in Studies in Family Planning, available HERE. The authors conduct a meta-analytic survey of the meaning and measurement of intention-to-use (ITU) contraception in the research literature. Finding that despite growing evidence around the construct of ITU, there are inconsistencies in how ITU is defined and measured, and this tends not to be informed by advances in behavioral theory and research.

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