Contraception 2019 02 15;99(2):104-110. Epub 2018 Sep 15.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
Objective: In this study we aimed to investigate the content and process of contraceptive counseling surrounding combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) methods (combined oral contraceptives, the ring, and the patch).
Study Design: We performed a mixed methods analysis of data collected as part of the Patient-Provider Communication about Contraception study, in which reproductive age women and their providers were recruited at several San Francisco Bay Area clinics from 2009-2012. Participants completed pre- and post-visit surveys, and had their visits audio recorded and transcribed. Read More