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Old 09-09-2016, 01:37 PM
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Default Re: Declines in Teen Pregnancy Risk Entirely Driven by Improved Contraceptive Use

A problem with the study:
Several of the "contraceptives" used in the estimates for this study do not only prevent pregnancy but also terminate pregnancies. For example IUD's, these can prevent conception, but they also prevent fertilized (post conception) eggs from implanting. The study counts these incidents as pregnancies prevented when they are really pregnancies terminated. If you are going to count those you may as well use abortions under "contraceptives used".
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