Reasons women give for contemplating or undergoing abortion: a qualitative investigation in Victoria, Australia.

@article{Kirkman2010ReasonsWG,
  title={Reasons women give for contemplating or undergoing abortion: a qualitative investigation in Victoria, Australia.},
  author={Maggie Kirkman and Doreen Anne Rosenthal and Shelley Mallett and Heather Rowe and Annarella Hardiman},
  journal={Sexual & reproductive healthcare : official journal of the Swedish Association of Midwives},
  year={2010},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={149-55}
}
OBJECTIVE To increase understanding of women's perspectives on considering or undergoing elective abortion. DESIGN Qualitative study. SETTING A large public women's hospital in the state of Victoria, Australia. SAMPLE Sixty women who had contacted a public pregnancy advisory service in Victoria, Australia, seeking information, advice, or appointments in relation to an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy. METHODS Qualitative telephone interviews. The iterative qualitative analysis employed… CONTINUE READING

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