Factors affecting abortion decisions among young couples in Nepal.

  title={Factors affecting abortion decisions among young couples in Nepal.},
  author={Mahesh C Puri and Roger Ingham and Zoe Matthews},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  volume={40 6},
PURPOSE To explore, using both survey data and case studies, factors that are associated with abortion decisions among young couples in the context of recently legalized abortion in Nepal. METHODS This article draws primarily on data collected in detailed case histories of 30 participants selected from a sample of the respondents to a survey of 997 married women aged 15 to 24 years and 499 men aged 15 to 27 years collected in 2003. Bivariate analyses of the survey data are presented in… CONTINUE READING

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