Induced abortion: incidence and trends worldwide from 1995 to 2008

@article{Sedgh2012InducedAI,
  title={Induced abortion: incidence and trends worldwide from 1995 to 2008},
  author={G. Sedgh and Susheela Singh and I. Shah and E. Ahman and S. Henshaw and A. Bankole},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2012},
  volume={379},
  pages={625-632}
}
BACKGROUND Data of abortion incidence and trends are needed to monitor progress toward improvement of maternal health and access to family planning. To date, estimates of safe and unsafe abortion worldwide have only been made for 1995 and 2003. METHODS We used the standard WHO definition of unsafe abortions. Safe abortion estimates were based largely on official statistics and nationally representative surveys. Unsafe abortion estimates were based primarily on information from published… Expand

Paper Mentions

Interventional Clinical Trial
In many low-income countries, unsafe abortion is recognized as a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Social stigma surrounding abortion and contraceptive use plays a… Expand
ConditionsContraception, Pregnancy, Social Stigma
InterventionBehavioral
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