November 29, 2021

Association between experience of specific side‑effects and contraceptive switching and discontinuation in Uganda: results from a longitudinal study

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There is substantial evidence that contraceptive side-effects are a major deterrent to consistent use of contraception but few studies in low- or middle-income countries explore the role of specific side-effects on contraceptive use dynamics. This study used population-based, longitudinal data to explore the effect of specific side-effects on contraceptive continuation, discontinuation, and switching in Uganda.