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World Health Organization : Year 1990, World Health Organization, Maternal and Child Health, No. 90.14: A Tabulation of Available Data on the Frequency and Mortality of Unsafe Abortion

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1990, World Health Organization, Maternal and Child Health, No. 90.14: A Tabulation of Available Data on the Frequency and Mortality of Unsafe Abortion  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1990, World Health Organization, Maternal and Child Health, No. 90.14. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Medical Reference Publication

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UNSAFE ABORTION': A WORLDWIDE PROBLEM Abortion is a medical and social problem of world wide significance. Between 40 and 60 million abortions take place around the world every year. It is estimated that half of thesc are pcrformcd outside authorized health services and/or by unauthorked, often unskilled, providers and most takc place in the devcloplng world. Induced aborlion is restricted by law in many countrics. In others pregnanLy termination is legal for broad medical and social reasons, but oflen there are not sumcient services to meet the dcrnarid or ihcy are unacceptable lo the women wishing to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. Many women thcrcfote use unauthorized sources of service. It is clear that many women will continue to seek to terminate an unwanted pregnancy dcspitc rcstriclive laws and lack of adequate services, However. while those who can pay hlgh fees rnay hnvc access to safe abortion, regardless of its legal status, many poor women have to turn to iricxpensive unqualified abortionists and put their general and reproductive health, and even their lives, at high risk.

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Contents ! Page 1. Unsafe Abortlon: A Worldwide Problem ........................................................... 2 2. Health Consequences: Morbidity and Mortality ................................................. 2 3. Impact on Health Services - the Costs Involved .......................................... 3 4. Underreporting ............................. ...... ............................................................ 3 5. The Abortion Database .................................................................................... 4 6. Explanation of the Tabulations ........................................................................ 4 Data Collection Sources of Data Criteria for Inclusion Data Sets Terminololjy Calculations Note Column Abbrwia tions 7. Explanatlon of the Columns and Terminologr ................................................. 8 6 Region. Country or Area ! Year Data Characteristics 0 Frequency Mortality Note Column 8. Alphabetical List of Abbreviations Used .......................................................... 10 9. Tabulations of Available Information by Country ............................................. 13 10. List of Data Sources ..................... . ................................................................. 97 , , , I

 

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