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  1. Fulltext. Contraception and abortion in two vietnamese communes.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    The authors examined factors predicting abortion use in two communes in northern Vietnam.

    Methods

    A survey of 504 rural and 523 urban women of childbearing age was conducted.

    Results

    For the 13.6% of urban and 19% of rural commune women having had an abortion in the previous year, logistic regression analyses demonstrated that use of an intra-uterine device reduced the likelihood of subsequent abortion in both communes.

    Traditional method use in the rural commune, however, increased women's likelihood of a subsequent abortion.

    Conclusions

    Contraceptive use in these 2 communes affected abortion more than sociodemographic factors.

    Traditional method use by rural women is a risk for abortion.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Avortement provoqué, Epidémiologie, Contraceptif, Stérilet, Homme, Femelle, Milieu rural, Milieu urbain, Vietnam, Asie, Planning familial, Facteur sociodémographique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Induced abortion, Epidemiology, Contraceptive, Intrauterine contraceptive device, Human, Female, Rural environment, Urban environment, Vietnam, Asia, Family planning, Sociodemographic factor

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0225865

    Code Inist : 002B20A03. Création : 11/09/1998.