Abortion opinion research in Latin America and the Caribbean: a review of the literature.

@article{Yam2006AbortionOR,
  title={Abortion opinion research in Latin America and the Caribbean: a review of the literature.},
  author={Eileen A. Yam and Ingrid Dries-Daffner and Sandra G. Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Studies in family planning},
  year={2006},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={225-40}
}
Abortion laws in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are highly restrictive and may not reflect public opinion on the issue. This article synthesizes the survey literature on attitudes toward abortion in the region. We searched standard computer indexing services and polled colleagues at regional meetings to identify every methodologically sound quantitative study of abortion opinion in LAC published between 1985 and 2005. Of the 26 studies that met inclusion criteria, none was conducted in… CONTINUE READING

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