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OBJECTIVES This study examined the trend in cesarean section deliveries and the factors associated with it in the Minhang District of Shanghai, China. METHODS A representative sample of the members of 2716 households in the district were interviewed in the fall of 1993. This study analyzed the data from 1959 married women of reproductive age with at least(More)
A national household survey of 4,861 women aged 15-44 on reproductive health issues was conducted in Romania in 1993. The survey provided the opportunity to study the impact of policy changes by comparing selected aspects of fertility, abortion, and contraceptive use before and after the December 1989 revolution, when the laws restricting abortion and(More)
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The E2F proteins form a family of transcription factors that regulate the transition from the G1 to the S phase in the cell cycle. E2F activity is regulated by members of the retinoblastoma protein (pRb) family, ensuring the tight control of E2F-responsive genes. During the G1 phase, phosphorylation of pRb by cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs), most notably(More)
OBJECTIVES Estimate pregnancy, abortion, and birth rates for 1990 to 1995 for all teens, sexually experienced teens, and sexually active teens. DESISN: Retrospective analysis of national data on pregnancies, abortions, and births. Participants. US women aged 15 to 19 years. OUTCOME MEASURES Annual pregnancy, abortion, and birth rates for 1990 to 1995 for(More)
CONTEXT High rates of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV infection, among adolescents are major public health concerns that have created interest in trends in teenage sexual activity. METHODS Nationally representative data from Youth Risk Behavior Surveys conducted in 1990, 1991, 1993 and 1995 are used to examine(More)
To assess whether trained nursing personnel could provide IUD services as safely and effectively as physicians in Brazil, an experimental study was conducted at the main clinic of the Center for Research on Integrated Maternal and Child Care in Rio de Janeiro. From November 1984 through April 1986, a total of 1,711 women who requested IUD insertion at the(More)
Unintended pregnancies can have serious health, social, and economic consequences. Such pregnancies may be unwanted (a baby is not wanted at any time) or mistimed, yet wanted (a baby is wanted eventually). Intended pregnancies are those conceived when desired. Reproductive health survey respondents' understanding of these concepts and validity of survey(More)
  • L Morris
  • 1994
There are currently 82 million persons aged 15-24 living in Latin America and the Caribbean. The number of people in this age group will grow to 128 million by 2020. Analysis of survey and interview data from Latin America indicates the existence of high fertility, unintended pregnancies, and sexually transmitted diseases among teens and young adults in(More)