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Factors associated with choice of medical or surgical abortion among women in Nepal

Tamang, Anand; Tuladhar, Shareen; Tamang, Jyotsna; Ganatra, Bela; Dulal, Bishnu


Objective: To investigate factors associated with women's choice of medical abortion (MA) or manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) in Nepal, where the government recently began offering MA services. Methods: Structured exit interviews were conducted between January 19 and May 21, 2010, with women with a pregnancy of 63 days or less who underwent abortions at 7 clinics in 3 districts of Nepal. All those who accepted MA, and 1 in each 4 or 5 of those who underwent MVA, were invited for an interview. Of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2012.05.011


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