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More than three-quarters of women between the ages of 18 and 49 want birth control pills to be available without a doctor's prescription if research shows they are safe and effective. Among those who favor making birth control pills available over-the-counter and who currently use prescription oral contraception, 60% say they would be likely to use over-the-counter birth control pills, primarily because of the convenience.

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