Abortion rate and contraceptive practices in immigrant and Swedish adolescents.

@article{Helstrm2006AbortionRA,
  title={Abortion rate and contraceptive practices in immigrant and Swedish adolescents.},
  author={Lotti Helstr{\"o}m and Catharina Z{\"a}tterstr{\"o}m and Viveca Odlind},
  journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          209-13
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To analyze if immigrant girls request early pregnancy termination more frequently than ethnic Swedish girls and, if so, study possible explanations, including contraceptive practices and attitudes. DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS All women under 19 years of age who attended a large abortion clinic during one year were interviewed. Out of 126 adolescents, 36% were born outside Sweden. The immigrant girls (37 born abroad and 23 with at least one parent born abroad) were compared to 66… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 18 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…