The purpose of this study is to see if women presenting for emergency contraception (EC) are willing to accept the copper intrauterine device (IUD). This study will also compare the use of effective methods of contraception between women who selected the copper IUD or Plan B 6 months after they received EC.
Name: Copper T380 IUD
Description: Use of a method of contraception with a typical efficacy rate >= to 92%. This includes combined hormonal contraception (combined oral contraceptive pills, the contraceptive patch and ring), sterilization, IUDs, Depo-provera, and contraceptive implants.Measure: Use of an Effective Method of Contraception at 6 Months After Requesting Emergency Contraception Time: 6 months
Description: positive urine pregnancy test at anytime within 6 months of presenting for emergency contraception.Measure: Pregnancy Time: 6 months
Description: diagnosis and treatment for pelvic inflammatory diseaseMeasure: Infection Time: 6 months
Description: patient reports IUD expulsion, removal, or perforation OR one of these events was documented at the clinic where patient received care.Measure: IUD Expulsion, Removal, or Perforation Time: 6 months
There is one SNP
A Pilot Study of Copper T380A IUDs Versus Oral Levonorgestrel for Emergency Contraception. --- T380A ---