Knowledge of contraception among female students in Italy 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey about the level of knowledge of contraceptive methods among female secondary school students in Italy in 2018. According to data, the largest group of respondents (88.8 percent) declared to know what condoms were and how to use them. Natural methods were the less known contraception methods among female students, as 73.4 percent of them stated to not know anything about them.

Level of knowledge of contraception among female secondary school students in Italy in 2018

I know what it is, and I know how it worksI know what it is, but I don't know how it worksI don't know anything about it
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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period

November 2017 to April 2018

Number of respondents

2,654 respondents

Age group

13-19 years

Special properties

Students of secondary schools

Method of interview


Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Che tipo di metodo contraccettivo conosci e sai come funziona?".
*i.e. calendar-based methods, temperature monitoring.

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