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L.S.C. was supported by a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Services Research and Development Career Development award (14-412). A.R.A.A. was supported by an infrastructure grant for population research from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ( P2CHD047879 ). C.D. was supported by National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the NIH award number P60MD006902. S.B. was supported by 1R21HD076327-01A1 from the NICHD. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the VA.
P.C. serves on advisory boards or as a consultant for Teva Pharmaceuticals (ParaGard), Allergan (Liletta), Medicines 360 (Liletta), Bayer AG (Mirena, Skyla, and intrauterine device in development), ContraMed (intrauterine device in development), and Evofem (spermicide in development). She is a trainer and speaker for Merck (Nexplanon, NuvaRing), Allergan (Liletta), and Medicines 360 (Liletta). The remaining authors report no conflicts of interest.