Sexual orientation affects pregnancy and contraception use in teen girls

10/15/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Data from the Nurses' Health Study II and the Growing Up Today Study showed that the use of hormonal contraception during adolescence was lower in lesbians than their heterosexual peers, and higher among other sexual minority groups. All sexual minority groups in both cohorts, with the exception of lesbians from the nurse study, were at greater risk of teen pregnancy, researchers reported in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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