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Unintended Pregnancy among Iranian Young Women: Incidence, Correlates and Outcomes

Hosseini-Chavoshi, Meimanat; Abbasi Shavazi, Mohammad


The present paper examines the level and correlates of unintended pregnancies among young women in the Islamic Republic of Iran using a sub-sample of 4,402 ever-married women aged between 15 and 24 from the 2010 Iran Multi-Indicator Demographic and Health Survey (IrMIDHS). Multivariate analysis is then applied to the 2005 Iran Low Fertility Survey (ILFS) to explore the experience of pregnancy termination in young ages. The comparison of the outcomes of wanted and unintended pregnancies shows...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia-Pacific Population Journal
DOI: /10.18356/922d178c-en


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