Priority 28 from the Contraception PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Why don't more young women choose to use intrauterine contraception (is this influenced by friends, family, professionals, access to services)?   (JLA PSP Priority 28)
Overall ranking 28
JLA question ID 0049/28
Explanatory note This priority overlaps with research priority 1. The reviews there show that interventions can increase the uptake of LARCS, including IUCs. 

The safety of intrauterine devices among young women: a systematic review, Tara C. Jatlaoui, Halley E.M. Riley, Kathryn M. Curtis. Contraception, Vol. 95, Issue 1, p17–39, Published online: October 19, 2016. PreviewFull-Text HTMLPDF

Strategies for improving the acceptability and acceptance of the copper intrauterine device , Myat E Arrowsmith, Catherine RH Aicken, Sonia Saxena, Azeem Majeed: CDSR March 2012 

CHOICE, Provision of LARC methods, Secura et al  Jan 2015 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1400506. 


Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples

“What puts young women off iud/s as a method of choice?” HCP

Submitted by Healthcare Professionals x 1~Patients x 0~Both x 0
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0049
PSP name Contraception
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 57  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 21 April 2017