Survey of contraceptive behaviour and attitude of Czech women towards different types of contraception

Authors: P. Gregorová 1,2;  P. Weiss 1;  V. Unzeitig 3;  D. Cibula 4
Authors‘ workplace: Sexuologický ústav 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta doc. MUDr. J. Zvěřina, CSc. 1;  GONA, soukromé sexuologické centrum, Praha, ředitel MUDr. L. Horčička 2;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika LF MU, Brno, přednosta prof. MUDr. P. Ventruba, DrSc. 3;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc. 4
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2010; 75(2): 141-148


Survey of contraceptive behaviour and attitude of Czech women towards different types of contraception.

Representative survey.

Anonymous questionnaire survey of the sample of 1011 Czech women aged from 15 to 50.

More than half of the women of our sample used some form of contraception during their first sexual intercourse. Most of the women used condom (41 %), only a small part used hormonal contraception or withdrawal. Eighty percent of Czech women use some form of contraception with their stable partner, most often hormonal contraception (51 %). One sixth of Czech women use condom. Using contraception is influenced mostly by age and religious belief: younger respondents show more responsible contraceptive behaviour at their first sexual intercourse, they use hormonal contraception with their stable partner more often. Furthermore, atheists protect themselves by some form of contraception more often than believers. The most used form is hormonal contraception.

Czech women show responsible contraceptive behaviour during their heterosexual intercourse. There is a significant increase of using hormonal contraception.

Key words:
contraception, attitude, use.


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