Abstract| Volume 32, ISSUE 2, P238-239, April 2019

2. Does Choice of Contraceptive Method Influence Frequency of STI Screening and Rates of STI's among Adolescents and Young adults in an Urban Academic Setting

      Long acting reversible contraception (LARC) use among teens and young adults has increased dramatically over the last 15 years. Sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates have increased each year between 2013-2017, with young women (15-24) bearing a large portion of the disease burden. Previous studies have demonstrated decreased condom use among LARC users. This and other factors may increase the risk of STI acquisition.
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