Understanding Contraceptive Deserts

Fact Sheet

Understanding Contraceptive Deserts

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Our research has found more than 19 million women who are eligible for publicly funded contraception don’t have reasonable access to the full range of birth control methods where they live. That is, these 19 million women live in what we call contraceptive deserts. This tip sheet looks at one state, Texas, to better understand what the spectrum of access looks like across counties. 

May 2021

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