Trends in Subdermal Contraceptive Implant Use in Mexico 2009-2018: A Population-Based Study.
International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
The purpose of this study is to describe subdermal implant use in Mexico over time, by state, and by age.
We conducted a repeated cross-sectional study using the 2009, 2014, and 2018 waves of the National Survey of Demographic Dynamics (ENADID). Our outcome was current use of contraception, by type, with a focus on the implant. We used visualizations, descriptive and bivariate statistics, and multinomial models to assess change over time, geographic patterns, method mix, and factors associated with implant use (vs. IUD or other hormonal methods).
Implant use is increasing over time in Mexico, from 1.1% of women who have ever used a method in 2009 to 4.5% in 2018 (p
Use of subdermal implants is increasing over time in Mexico and is concentrated among adolescents. Implants have the potential to expand access to highly effective contraception in Mexico.
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Darney, B. G., Fuentes‐Rivera, E., Corbin, A., Saavedra‐Avendano, B., & Schiavon, R. (2021). Trends in subdermal contraceptive implant use in Mexico 2009–2018: A population‐based study. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, ijgo.13744. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.13744