Repeat unintended, unwanted and seriously mistimed childbearing in the United States.

  title={Repeat unintended, unwanted and seriously mistimed childbearing in the United States.},
  author={Elizabeth Wildsmith and Karen Benjamin Guzzo and Sarah R. Hayford},
  journal={Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health},
  volume={42 1},
CONTEXT The high level of unintended fertility in the United States is a serious public health issue. Whether unintended fertility occurs across the population or is concentrated among a subset of women who experience multiple unintended births is unclear. METHODS Data from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth were used to determine levels of unintended, unwanted and seriously mistimed childbearing, and chi-square and t tests were used to identify group differences in these measures, in… CONTINUE READING

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