Maternal deaths averted by contraceptive use: an analysis of 172 countries

@article{Ahmed2012MaternalDA,
  title={Maternal deaths averted by contraceptive use: an analysis of 172 countries},
  author={Saifuddin Ahmed and Qingfeng Li and Li Liu and Amy O Tsui},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2012},
  volume={380},
  pages={111-125}
}
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