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Contraception [QS129]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 1

Women asking for contraception from contraceptive services are given information about, and offered a choice of, all methods including long-acting reversible contraception.

Quality standard measure: Uptake of long-acting reversible contraception.
What was measured: The percentage of women aged under 25 choosing long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) excluding injections as their main method of contraception at Sexual and Reproductive Health Services.
Data collection end: December 2015
20.2%
Area covered: England
Source: Public Health England: Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles

Quality standard measure: Uptake of long-acting reversible contraception.
What was measured: The percentage of women aged over 25 choosing long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) excluding injections as their main method of contraception at Sexual and Reproductive Health Services.
Data collection end: December 2015
35.51%
Area covered: England
Source: Public Health England: Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles

Quality standard measure: Uptake of long-acting reversible contraception.
What was measured: Proportion of women who were using Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives.
Data collection end: March 2018
41%
Number that met the criteria: 327200 / 7926000
Area covered: England
Source: NHS Digital. Statistics on Sexual and Reproductive Health Services.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of women who ask for contraception from contraceptive services who are given information about all methods, including long-acting reversible contraception.
What was measured: Proportion of women, on the register, prescribed an oral or patch contraceptive method in the preceding 12 months who have also received information from the contractor about long acting reversible methods of contraception in the preceding 12 months.
Data collection end: March 2018
43.3%
Number that met the criteria: 1104163 / 2552791
Area covered: England
Source: Indicators no longer in QOF (INLIQ)



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