[Determinants of induced abortion delay].

  title={[Determinants of induced abortion delay].},
  author={Laia Font-Ribera and Gloria Mar{\'i}a Santos P{\'e}rez and Albert Espelt and Joaqu{\'i}n Salvador and Carme Borrell},
  journal={Gaceta sanitaria},
  volume={23 5},
BACKGROUND In induced abortion, the method, the risk of complications and the economic cost of the abortion are determined by gestational age. The aim of this study was to describe the determinants of induced abortion delay until the second trimester of pregnancy in Barcelona. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional study of induced abortions due to the physical or mental health of the woman (Barcelona, 2004-2005; N=9,175). The city's induced abortion register provided data on gestational age… CONTINUE READING

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