Seasonal variation in adolescent conceptions, induced abortions, and late initiation of prenatal care.
The monthly distribution of conceptions among adolescents and the proportion of adolescent pregnancies that are voluntarily terminated by induced abortion by month of conception are the objects of this study.
Additionally, seasonal variations in the timing of initiation of prenatal care services by adolescents are investigated.
Vital records files of single live births, fetal deaths, and induced terminations of pregnancy to residents in the State of South Carolina, 1979-86, were aggregated to estimate conceptions.
There was a significant difference between adolescents and adults in the monthly distribution of conceptions.
Mots-clés Pascal : Conception, Prénatal, Epidémiologie, Avortement provoqué, Soin, Adolescent, Homme, Variation saisonnière, Caroline du Sud, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Age, Gestation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Design, Prenatal, Epidemiology, Induced abortion, Care, Adolescent, Human, Seasonal variation, South Carolina, United States, North America, America, Age, Pregnancy
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Cote : 93-0216226
Code Inist : 002B20F01. Création : 199406.