Marriage still protects pregnancy

@article{Raatikainen2005MarriageSP,
  title={Marriage still protects pregnancy},
  author={K. Raatikainen and Nonna Heiskanen and S. Heinonen},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={112}
}
Objective  To assess the risk factors and outcome of pregnancy outside marriage in the 1990s, in conditions of a high percentage of extramarital pregnancies and high standard maternity care, used by the entire pregnant population. 
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