Poll reveals inaccurate views on IUD use

02/22/2013 | Reuters

U.S. researchers surveyed more than 1,600 women ages 18 to 50 in Pennsylvania and found that only about 20% correctly said that intrauterine devices are more effective than the birth control pill in preventing pregnancy. More than 50% of the respondents correctly said that IUD use doesn't carry a greater risk for sexually transmitted disease compared with the pill.

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