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Table 4 Statements concerning knowledge of Contraceptive Methods (n = 146)

From: Attitude toward contraception and abortion among Curaçao women. Ineffective contraception due to limited sexual education?

Statement Agree (%) Disagree (%) ? (%)
1. A man doesn't reach a orgasm during sexual intercourse. Still, the woman can become pregnant. 50 34 16
2. It is unhealthy to use the oral contraceptive pill for a period longer than 10 years. 44 14 42
3. If a woman uses the oral contraceptive pill, she can become infertile. 22 60 18
4. If a woman uses the oral contraceptive pill, her desire for sex becomes less. 7 73 20
5. The oral contraceptive pill is the most reliable contraceptive method. 49 43 8
6. The injectable contraceptive contains hormones, just as the oral contraceptive pill. 63 6 31
7. An intrauterine device can reside in the uterus without problems for 5 years. 42 20 38
8. A condom is not reliable because it ruptures rapidly. 39 53 8