Burden of abortion: induced and spontaneous.

  title={Burden of abortion: induced and spontaneous.},
  author={Marzieh Molavi Nojomi and Abdolrasool Akbarian and Safiyeh Ashory-Moghadam},
  journal={Archives of Iranian medicine},
  volume={9 1},
BACKGROUND Abortion is a public health concern because of its impact on maternal morbidity and mortality. Each year, about 79 million unintended pregnancies, excluding miscarriage, occur worldwide. More than half of these unintended pregnancies end in abortion. The purpose of this study was to determine the ever-event incidence of abortion (spontaneous and induced) and some related factors in a population-based sample of reproductive age women. METHODS From July 2003 through January 2004… CONTINUE READING
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