What is the best intervention to prevent adolescent pregnancies?
What is the best intervention to prevent adolescent pregnancies? Evidence-based answer: The combination of sexual education and contraception promotion reduces the rate of unintended pregnancy in 10 to 19 year olds by up to 80% (SOR: A, systematic review of RCTs). Contraceptive education with free access to long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) and other contraceptives also decreases the rate of teen pregnancy (SOR: B, consistent findings from 2 prospective cohort studies).
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