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Venous Thromboembolism Following Continuous or Extended Cycle Contraceptive Use: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis

    Basic Details
    Date Posted
    Medical Product
    combined oral contraceptive (COC)
    Health Outcome(s)
    venous thromboembolism (VTE)
    These reports investigated the association between new continuous or extended combined oral contraceptive (COC) use and venous thromboembolism (VTE), with new cyclic COC use as the comparison exposure. These reports also contain results from six sensitivity analyses with varying exposure incidence criteria, stroke definitions, follow-up periods, or exposure groups. Data from May 22, 2007 to September 30, 2015 from 12 Data Partners contributing to the Sentinel Distributed Database were included in this report. This request was distributed to Data Partners on March 28, 2017.
    The analytic package associated with these reports can be found externally in Sentinel's Git Repository located here. The Git Repository serves as Sentinel's version control tracking system for analytic packages and technical documentation.
    Additional Details
    FDA Center
    Time Period
    Analysis Type
    Retrospective Inferential
    Population / Cohort
    Females 18 to 50 years of age
    Data Sources
    Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD)