insurance system and, 139-140, 153, 259, 260

  international comparisons, 136-137

  issues in, 135-136

  most effective contraceptives and, 138

  obstacles for adolescents, 138

  obstacles to, 138-139, 153-154

  obstacles to research, 135

  provider base and, 7, 145-148, 261-262

  racial differences, 198

  recommendations, 4, 6-7, 254, 257, 259-262

  sterilization, 149-150

  through public health programs, 137-138, 140-143, 148-149, 154

  type of contraceptive method and, 135-136

Advertising, 6, 189, 191-193, 259

Age

  abortion and, 42

  choice of contraceptive method and, 103

  condom use and, 110

  father's, parenting styles and, 76

  miscarriage risk, 60

  risk of unintended pregnancy, 28, 34

  sexual activity trends, 96, 116, 172, 189, 255

  unintended pregnancy distribution, 31, 55, 250

  See also Teenage pregnancy;

  Women over 40 years old

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 266

AIDS. See HIV/AIDS

Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 56, 141, 195-197

Alan Guttmacher Institute, 18, 25, 45

Attitudes

  about contraceptive advertising, 191

  about contraceptive methods, 171-172, 267, 268

  about sex education in schools, 132

  about sexuality in U.S. culture, 188-189

  health system contraceptive policy and, 137

  issues in research on pregnancy intendedness, 64-66, 165-166, 269-270, 288-289, 290-292

  of physicians toward discussing sex and other related topics, 147

  during pregnancy, shift in, 22-23

  racist, birth control policy and, 198-203

  sexual, international comparison of, 193-194

  See also Individual behavior and decision-making;

  Social and cultural values

B

Baby Boom, 194

Benefit:burden ratio, 161-162

Benefit:cost analysis, 241, 339

Block grants, 142, 218-219, 261

Breast cancer, 52

Bureau of Primary Care, 266

C

Campaign to reduce unintended pregnancy, 253-271

Canada, 43, 47

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25, 266

Cervical cap, 111

Child abuse and neglect

  later unintended pregnancy risk, 104-105

  unintended pregnancy as risk factor, 1, 73-74, 81, 251

Child advocacy groups, 270-271

Child care, 74

Child health and well-being

  child abuse risk, 1, 73-74, 81, 251

  consequences of unintended pregnancy, 12, 50, 81, 251-252



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