Faculty of Sexual Reproduction and Healthcare access to contraception among British women
Survey of 1,108 women of reproductive age (18-49) on behalf of the Faculty of Sexual Reproduction and Healthcare.

A significant minority of British women agree that accessing healthcare appointments to discuss contraception is difficult, that they do not feel comfortable discussing contraceptive choices with healthcare professionals, and that their preferred method of contraception is not always available.

One quarter of British women aged 18-49 (25%) agree that they find it difficult to get an appointment with their GP, sexual health nurse or clinician to talk about contraception.

One in six British women (16%) agree that they do not feel comfortable discussing their choice of contraception with their GP, sexual health nurse or clinician.

One in ten British women aged 18-49 (11%) agree that their preferred method of contraception is not always available from their GP, sexual health nurse or clinician.

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Date Published
19th November 2015
Methodology
ComRes interviewed 1,108 British women aged 18-49 online between 11th and 15th November 2015. Data were weighted by age, region and socio-economic grade to be representative of all GB women.

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