Table 1

Annual incidence of provision of contraceptive services by general practices (n=191) in Scotland, UK to women aged 12–55 years

Year (number of women)COCPOPEHCLARCs Any of these methods of contraception
IUDIUSImplantInjectableAny LARC methods
2004–2005 (n=335 392)17.7 (17.5–17.8)2.8 (2.8–2.9)3.0 (3.0–3.1)5.1 (5.0–5.2)1.3 (1.3–1.4)0.1 (0.1–0.1)1.9 (1.8–1.9)7.6 (7.5–7.7)27.7 (27.5–27.8)
2005–2006 (n=336 450)18.2 (18.0–18.3)3.3 (3.3–3.4)2.8 (2.7–2.8)5.1 (5.0–5.1)1.7 (1.6–1.7)0.2 (0.2–0.2)1.8 (1.7–1.8)7.7 (7.6–7.8)28.6 (28.4–28.7)
2006–2007 (n=338 793)18.2 (18.1–18.4)3.8 (3.8–3.9)2.6 (2.5–2.6)5.0 (4.9–5.0)2.0 (2.0–2.1)0.2 (0.2–0.2)1.7 (1.7–1.8)7.8 (7.7–7.9)29.2 (29.0–29.3)
2007–2008 (n=339 510)18.3 (18.2–18.5)4.2 (4.2–4.3)2.5 (2.4–2.5)4.9 (4.8–4.9)2.4 (2.3–2.4)0.4 (0.3–0.4)1.7 (1.6–1.7)8.0 (7.9–8.1)29.8 (29.6–29.9)
2008–2009 (n=341 514)18.3 (18.2–18.4)4.6 (4.5–4.7)2.3 (2.3–2.4)4.7 (4.6–4.7)2.8 (2.7–2.8)0.4 (0.4–0.5)1.7 (1.6–1.7)8.1 (8.0–8.2)30.1 (30.0–30.3)
  • All data are presented as percentages (95% confidence intervals, CIs). The final two columns are mutually exclusive.

  • COC, combined oral contraceptive; EHC, emergency hormonal contraception; IUD, intrauterine device; IUS, intrauterine system; LARCs, long-acting reversible contraceptives; POP, progestogen-only pill.