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Factors Associated with Adolescent Abortion in a Rural Area of Bangladesh

Ahmed, M Kapil; van Ginneken, Jeroen; Razzaque, Abdur


This study examines levels and trends in abortion among adolescent girls in 1982-98 and identifies groups of adolescents who are at high risk for having an abortion. The study used data sets collected in Matlab in Bangladesh where the Center for Health and Population Research at ICDDR,B, has maintained a demographic surveillance system, since 1966. Both bivariate and multivariate techniques of analysis were employed. We also used qualitative information derived from in-depth interviews with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Tropical Medicine and International Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2004.01362.x


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