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Nearly one out of five women used two or more methods of contraception the last time they had sexual intercourse, researchers found. Specifically, 18% of women ages 15 to 44 years who had used some form of contraception at last intercourse said they used two or more methods. Condoms and another method were the most commonly used method among dual users (58%). But women also reported using the withdrawal method, or a long-acting reversible contraceptive and another method that did not include condoms or withdrawal.

Ask Women if They Use More than One Contraceptive Method

Dual methods are common