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15 million unwanted pregnancies a year arise from not using modern contraception
15 million unwanted pregnancies a year arise from not using modern contraception (February 5, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From the Philippines - As many as 15 million unwanted pregnancies occur each year due to underuse of modern methods of contraception, according to research published in Human Reproduction. Researchers studied nearly 13,000 women who had unintentionally become pregnant as well as over 100,000 women who were sexually active but not pregnant nor wanting to be. Data was pulled from 35 countries. Results showed that use of traditional methods of contraception raised likelihood of pregnancy by 2.7x and non-use of contraception raised risk 14.5x, when compared with modern methods.
 
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