Unplanned Pregnancy and the Zika Virus (June 2017): Survey Says

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Unplanned Pregnancy and the Zika Virus (June 2017): Survey Says

Survey Says: Unplanned Pregnancy and the Zika Virus (June 2017)

Despite promising declines in unplanned pregnancy rates in recent years, 45% of pregnancies in the United States are still unplanned. With the CDC watching closely for cases of Zika in the U.S., it’s more important than ever to provide comprehensive access to the full range of birth control methods. Nearly seven in 10 American adults say they know little or nothing about the Zika virus and, of those who know something about the virus, more than 70% know nothing about the sexual transmission of the virus according to the results of a new survey.

Suggested Citation(s)

Power to Decide (formerly The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy). (2017). Survey Says: Unplanned Pregnancy and the Zika Virus. Washington, DC: Author.

June 2017

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