Intervention Review

Sponge versus diaphragm for contraception

  1. Maureen A. Kuyoh1,
  2. Cathy Toroitich-Ruto2,
  3. David A Grimes3,
  4. Kenneth F Schulz4,
  5. Maria F Gallo5,
  6. Laureen M Lopez6,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group

Published Online: 22 JUL 2002

Assessed as up-to-date: 9 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003172

How to Cite

Kuyoh MA, Toroitich-Ruto C, Grimes DA, Schulz KF, Gallo MF, Lopez LM. Sponge versus diaphragm for contraception. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003172. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003172.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Public Health, independent, Nairobi, Kenya

  2. 2

    FHI, Population and Reproductive Health, Nairobi, Kenya

  3. 3

    University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

  4. 4

    FHI 360 and UNC School of Medicine, Quantitative Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

  5. 5

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  6. 6

    FHI 360, Clinical Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

*Laureen M Lopez, Clinical Sciences, FHI 360, P.O. Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 27709, USA.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 22 JUL 2002


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