Risk Factors Associated With Presenting for Abortion in the Second Trimester

  title={Risk Factors Associated With Presenting for Abortion in the Second Trimester},
  author={E. Drey and Diana Foster and R. Jackson and S. Lee and L. H. C{\'a}rdenas and P. Darney},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  • E. Drey, Diana Foster, +3 authors P. Darney
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • OBJECTIVE: To determine factors associated with delay of induced abortion into the second trimester of pregnancy. METHODS: Using audio computer-assisted self-interviewing, 398 women from 5 to 23 weeks of gestation at an urban hospital described steps and reasons that could have led to a delayed abortion. Multivariable logistic regression identified independent contributors to delay. RESULTS: Half of the 70-day difference between the average gestational durations in first- and second-trimester… CONTINUE READING
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