Attitudes toward abortion, social welfare programs, and gender roles in the U.S. and South Africa

  title={Attitudes toward abortion, social welfare programs, and gender roles in the U.S. and South Africa},
  author={Elizabeth A. Mosley and Barbara A. Anderson and Lisa H Harris and Paul J. Fleming and Amy J. Schulz},
  journal={Critical Public Health},
  pages={441 - 456}
ABSTRACT Public abortion attitudes are important predictors of abortion stigma and accessibility, even in legal settings like the U.S. and South Africa. With data from the U.S. General Social Survey and South African Social Attitudes Survey, we used ordinal logistic regressions to measure whether abortion acceptability (in cases of poverty and fetal anomaly) is related to attitudes about social welfare programs and gender roles, then assessed differences by race/ethnicity and education. Social… 
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