Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian women.

  title={Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian women.},
  author={Gilda Sedgh and Akinrinola Bankole and Boniface A. Oye-Adeniran and Isaac Folorunso Adewole and Susheela P. Singh and Rubina Y. Hussain},
  journal={International family planning perspectives},
  volume={32 4},
CONTEXT Many Nigerian women experience unwanted pregnancies. To prevent associated health problems, it is important to understand the factors related to unwanted pregnancy in Nigeria. METHODS A community-based survey of 2,978 women aged 15-49 was conducted in eight Nigerian states. Univariate analyses and multivariate logistic regression analyses were used to determine the incidence of unwanted pregnancy, the incidence of seeking an abortion among women with unwanted pregnancies and the… CONTINUE READING

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