HIV-Positive Women in the US and Unplanned Pregnancies

Through use of logistic regression, researchers found that unplanned pregnancies were common among HIV-positive women in care.  They were more likely among those with a low viral load as well as those who had received public assistance in the year prior to their participation in the research.  This study emphasizes the need for providers to address family planning with HIV-positive women, echoing many recent studies.



Sutton MY, Patel R, Frazier EL. Unplanned pregnancies among HIV-infected women in care - United States. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Mar 1;65(3):350-8.



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