Study Finds Free Birth Control Doesn’t Make Us Have Risky Sex
A study released in Obstetrics and Gynecology had the objective “to estimate whether providing no-cost contraception is associated with the number of sexual partners and frequency of intercourse over time.”
“Most participants (70-71%) reported no change in their number of sexual partners at 6 and 12 months, whereas 13% reported a decrease and 16% reported an increase (P<.01). More than 80% of participants who reported an increase in the number
of partners experienced an increase from zero to one partner.
The study concluded that ” little evidence to support concerns of increased sexual risk-taking behavior subsequent to greater access to no-cost contraception.”
Read the full article here: Change in Sexual Behavior With Provision of No-Cost Contraception