A closer look at traditional contraceptive use in Turkey

Ergocmen B., Koc I., Senlet P., Yigit E., Roman E.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE, vol.9, no.4, pp.221-244, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Withdrawal is the main method used amongst couples in Turkey to prevent pregnancy. Discontinuation of use is most likely to be due to the desire to become pregnant or failure of the method. Withdrawal users are less likely to switch to another contraceptive method however, among users who do switch, they win most likely to switch to a modern method.