Description: Figure 68 shows that there is an apparent trend toward increasing myocardial infarction incidence with increasing duration of use.

Figure 68Age at first use and duration of use: myocardial infarction incidence

MI = myocardial infarction; OC = oral contraceptive

From: 5, Overall Benefits and Harms of Oral Contraceptives for Prevention of Ovarian Cancer

Cover of Oral Contraceptive Use for the Primary Prevention of Ovarian Cancer
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