The Fog Zone
How Misperceptions, Magical Thinking, and Ambivalence Put Young Adults at Risk for Unplanned Pregnancy
Small Research Grants to Analyze the National Survey of Reproductive and Contraceptive Knowledge
The National Campaign is seeking proposals to analyze newly available data on knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behavior related to sexual activity and contraception among unmarried young adults—both male and female.
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This research in The Fog Zone is based on a nationally representative survey of 1,800 unmarried young adults aged 18-29 and is the first of its kind to focus in depth on the attitudes and behavior of unmarried young adults—both men and women— regarding pregnancy planning, contraception, and related issues.
The findings are contained in this report and include 20-somethings':
- basic knowledge about and attitudes toward contraception,
- motivation to use contraception carefully and consistently, and
- attitudes and aspirations about relationships and forming families.