Sociocultural determinants of induced abortion.

  title={Sociocultural determinants of induced abortion.},
  author={Razia Korejo and Khurshid Jehan Noorani and Shereen Zulfiqar Bhutta},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  volume={13 5},
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of induced abortion and identify the role of sociocultural factors contributing to termination of pregnancy and associated morbidity and mortality in hospital setting. DESIGN Prospective observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The study was conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi from January 1999 to June 2001. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The patients who were admitted for induced… CONTINUE READING


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