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CONTRACEPTIVE USE-EFFECTIVENESS
SN:
Refers to the capacity of a given contraceptive method as employed by a given population under real-life conditions to reduce the incidence of unwanted pregnancy. Covers periods of use regardless of irregularities of contraceptive practice but excludes periods following discontinuation of contraception.
BK:
CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESS
NK:
COUPLE MONTHS OF USE
PEARL'S FORMULA
UF:
Clinical Effectiveness