With access to reproductive health care eroding, examination of prescribing of contraception, including emergency contraception (EC), is important. We examined whether working in a family practice affiliated with a religious institution changes the likelihood of a provider prescribing EC. Our survey asked about EC prescribing practices in a range of situations. As predicted, practitioners in non-religiously affiliated practices reported higher rates of prescribing EC than those in religiously affiliated practices. In both cases, however, the practitioners' prescribing patterns were inadequate.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American journal of public health|
|State||Published - Aug 2006|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health