Estimates of induced abortion in Mexico: what's changed between 1990 and 2006?

@article{Jurez2008EstimatesOI,
  title={Estimates of induced abortion in Mexico: what's changed between 1990 and 2006?},
  author={F{\'a}tima Ju{\'a}rez and Susheela P. Singh and Sandra G. Garc{\'i}a and Claudia D{\'i}az Olavarrieta},
  journal={International family planning perspectives},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={158-68}
}
CONTEXT In Mexico, where abortion remains largely illegal and clandestine, reliable data on induced abortion and related morbidity are critical for informing policies and programs. The only available national estimate of abortion is for 1990, and demographic and socioeconomic changes since then have likely affected abortion incidence. METHODS This study used official statistics on women treated for abortion-related complications in public hospitals in 2006 and data from a survey of informed… CONTINUE READING