Reproductive Health Disparities: A Focus on Family Planning and Prevention Among Minority Women and Adolescents

@article{Haider2013ReproductiveHD,
  title={Reproductive Health Disparities: A Focus on Family Planning and Prevention Among Minority Women and Adolescents},
  author={Sadia Haider and Cynthia Stoffel and Geri R. Donenberg and Stacie E Geller},
  journal={Global Advances in Health and Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={2},
  pages={94 - 99}
}
Minority women and adolescent females of all races and ethnicities are disproportionately affected by unintended pregnancy in the United States. Adolescents also experience an additional proportion of the burden compared to other age groups, as 82% of pregnancies among women 19 years old and younger are unintended. Moreover, minority and adolescent mothers are at increased risk for having preterm deliveries, low birth weight infants, and other complications. Unintended pregnancy continues to be… 

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