70 Percent of Women Use Contraceptives during Their First Sexual Encounter (2 of 2) (image) FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Contraceptive use in Spain during the first sexual encounter is similar to other European countries. However, there are some geographical differences between Spanish regions: women in Murcia use contraceptives less (55.8 percent) whereas women in the Basque Country use them more (76.7 percent). Credit SINC Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.