Managing unplanned pregnancies in five countries: perspectives on contraception and abortion decisions.

@article{Tsui2011ManagingUP,
  title={Managing unplanned pregnancies in five countries: perspectives on contraception and abortion decisions.},
  author={Amy O Tsui and John Casterline and Susheela P. Singh and Akinrinola Bankole and Ann M. Moore and Adekunbi Kehinde Omideyi and Nancy Palomino and Zeba A. Sathar and F{\'a}tima Ju{\'a}rez and Kristen M Shellenberg},
  journal={Global public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 Suppl 1},
  pages={S1-24}
}
Why is induced abortion common in environments in which modern contraception is readily available? This study analyses qualitative data collected from focus group discussions and in-depth interviews with women and men from low-income areas in five countries--the United States, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru and Mexico--to better understand how couples manage their pregnancy risk. Across all settings, women and men rarely weigh the advantages and disadvantages of contraception and abortion before… CONTINUE READING
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