TITLE

Gap in contraceptive use between rich and poor is growing in US

AUTHOR(S)
Tanne, Janice Hopkins
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/20/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7551, p1170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a new study found that the gap between poor and rich women with respect to reproductive health in terms of unintended pregnancies and births and abortions in the U.S. has grown steadily in the U.S. The report points to restrictions on abortion and lack of access to contraceptives as the causes. According to the Guttmacher Institute's report, use of contraceptives by poor women has declined leading to more unintended pregnancies and abortions.
ACCESSION #
20967888

 

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