Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Women with a low desire to avoid pregnancy still use contraception

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) A new study challenges assumptions that women with the highest preference against pregnancy use more effective contraceptive methods and that women who might welcome pregnancy do not use contraception. Overall, women with a stronger preference to avoid pregnancy were far more likely to use any contraceptive method. Still, over half of the women studied who reported low preference to avoid pregnancy nevertheless used a contraceptive method.