Post-diagnosis abortion in women living with HIV/Aids in the south of Brazil.

  title={Post-diagnosis abortion in women living with HIV/Aids in the south of Brazil.},
  author={Fl{\'a}via Bulegon Pilecco and Luciana Barcellos Teixeira and {\'A}lvaro Vigo and Daniela Riva Knauth},
  journal={Ciencia & saude coletiva},
  volume={20 5},
OBJECTIVE To understand how the HIV diagnosis combines with other factors that influence the decision to abort. METHODOLOGY Data were collected during a crossover study of women aged between 18 and 49 years old and seen in public health services in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The life stories of 18 interviewees who had post-diagnosis abortion were reconstructed on a timeline, using information collected quantitatively. RESULTS The time between the diagnosis and abortion was 2 years or less for… CONTINUE READING
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