Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Free condoms to kids in school may not be as beneficial as we thought

Emma Green's Condoms Don't Necessarily Help Teen Girls Avoid Pregnancy is a must-read for those interested in social and/or public health policy.

In addition to summarizing the aegis of the article―Kasey S. Buckles and Daniel M. Hungerman paper The Incidental Fertility Effects of School Condom Distribution Programs (PDF)―Green presents teen birth rate and abortion data and the highlights of another paper, How Much Can Expanding Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Reduce Teen Birth Rates?

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