Brief Research Article| Volume 113, P68-70, September 2022

Use of a contraceptive decision support tool in the abortion care setting



      To evaluate the use of a contraceptive decision support tool in the abortion care setting.

      Study design

      In 2019, Mississippi residents aged 18 to 45 used a tablet-based decision support tool at the consultation visit and completed a survey about their satisfaction with the tool.


      Among the 325 participants, the majority found the tool “very helpful” for method decision-making (86%) and considered the amount of information provided to be “just right” (95%). Nearly all (98%) reported it was acceptable to get contraception information at their visit.


      Decision support tools are a promising, person-centered strategy to support postabortion contraceptive information needs.


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