[Women's opinion on abortion legalization in a middle size county in southern Brazil].

@article{Cesar1997WomensOO,
  title={[Women's opinion on abortion legalization in a middle size county in southern Brazil].},
  author={Juraci de Almeida Cesar and Gecynalda Soares da Silva Gomes and Bernardo Lessa Horta and Angelica de Oliveira and Aur{\'e}lia Saraiva and D O Pardo and Leopoldo Silva and C L Rodghiero and M. Hubert Vaudry Rapporteur M. Jean - Philippe Vert R Gross},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={1997},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={566-71}
}
INTRODUCTION Induced abortion is the main cause of maternal death in Brazil. Question of its legalization has been the subject of frequent discussion. MATERIAL AND METHOD In order to assess the influence of the variables affecting the opinion of women of reproductive age, a population-based systematic sample in the county of Rio Grande (Southern Brazil) was examined. RESULTS Of a total of 1,456 interviews 30% endorsed the legalization, whatever the circumstances; this percentage was… CONTINUE READING