In the United States, adolescents account for 15% of unintended pregnancies annually. A study by McNicol suggests that educational comics can improve comprehension of factual information regarding health conditions, as well as provide a better understanding of the social and psychological aspects of a given illness. Educational comics on contraception may be a beneficial tool in targeting the adolescent population to promote awareness and knowledge, and to increase use as well as compliance with various birth control methods.
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