Individual Study / Oxford FPA

Oxford Family Planning Association contraceptive study

Oxford Family Planning Association contraceptive study

Initiatives -
To try to provide a balanced view of the beneficial and harmful effects of different methods of contraception. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1968

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Prof. Martin P Vessey
    Oxford University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
4 years follow up

Marker Paper

Vessey M, Doll R, Peto R, Johnson B, Wiggins P. A long-term follow-up study of women using different methods of contraception--an interim report. J Biosoc Sci. 1976 Oct;8(4):373-427. doi: 10.1017/s0021932000010890.

PUBMED 993236

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
17,032
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 25-39 years. 17 clinics in England and Scotland during the interval 1968-74.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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