TITLE

PREVALENCE OF INDUCED ABORTION IN TAMIL NADU, INDIA: AN ANALYSIS

AUTHOR(S)
Krishnamoorthy, S.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Family Welfare;Dec2006, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the analysis on the prevalence of induced abortion in Tamil Nadu, India. The study examined whether abortions were more frequent among those pregnancies for which such tests were carried out. It also indicates that use of temporary methods of contraception to space childbirth is less as most women resort to abortion for the purpose. Furthermore, it was also noticed that a substantial proportion of women tend to have unwanted pregnancy even after completing the desired family size and then resort to induced abortion, followed by use of permanent method of contraception. Other related information if presented.
ACCESSION #
25243267

 

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