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Usefulness of Home Pregnancy Testing

2014-08-27 03:41:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this study is to determine whether women in a Medicaid population at risk for unintended pregnancy will keep a home pregnancy test on hand and (if necessary) use it appropriately.

Description

Once pregnancy is recognized, most women seek prompt prenatal care and try to stop risk behaviors. Unfortunately, women with unintended pregnancies do not recognize their pregnancies promptly, and inadvertently continue risk behaviors into the vulnerable early pregnancy weeks. Home pregnancy testing is a rapid and inexpensive means of pregnancy diagnosis. The objective of this study is to determine whether women in a Medicaid population at risk for unintended pregnancy will keep a home pregnancy test on hand and (if necessary) use it appropriately

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Fertility

Intervention

Education for pregnancy planning

Location

Michigan State University
East Lansing
Michigan
United States
48824

Status

Completed

Source

Michigan State University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:41:55-0400

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