Long Description of Comparing Contraception Effectiveness Graphic - Student Health Center

Graphic of effectiveness of different methods of contraception, including implants, injectables, barriers, and other.

Graph shows Less Effective methods of birth control (contraception) to More Effective methods. No specific values are given for each type of contraception.

  1. More Effective - Less than 1 pregnancy per 100 women in one year
    • Implants
    • IUD
    • Female Sterilization
    • Vasectomy
  2. One level under More Effective and Two levels above Less Effective
    • Injectables
    • LAM (lactational amenorrhea method)
    • Pills
  3. Two levels under More Effective and One level above Less Effective
    • Male or Female Condoms
    • Diaphragm
    • Fertility Awareness Methods
  4. Less Effective - About 30 pregnancies per 100 women in one year
    • Withdrawal
    • Spermicides