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ALSWH COVID-19 Survey 10: Report 10

The COVID-19 Surveys provide timely insight into women’s health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The fortnightly surveys have been deployed via email to women in the three ALSWH cohorts born 1989-95, 1973-78, and 1946-51, since late April 2020. Each rapid survey includes:

  • Set questions on women’s symptoms and testing
  • Questions on a themed topic – stress, financial stress, living arrangements, access to healthcare services
  • Opportunity to provide free-text comments

Survey 10: 2 September 2020


  • COVID-19 symptoms and testing
  • Pregnancy during the COVID-19 crisis
    • Pregnancy status during the COVID-19 crisis
    • Change in pregnancy plans during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Contraception use during the COVID-19 crisis
    • Difficulty in accessing contraception during the COVID-19 crisis
    • Change in contraception use since the COVID-19 crisis began
    • Types of contraception methods used during the COVID-19 crisis


Loxton D, Anderson A, Cavenagh D, Townsend N, Harris M, Mishra G, Tooth L, Byles J. ALSWH COVID-19 Survey, Report 10: Survey 10, 2 September 2020