Influence of socioeconomic factors on attaining targets for reducing teenage pregnancies.
To determine the rate of pregnancy and outcome in teenagers in areas of different socioeconomic conditions, and to assess the implication for achievement of government and local targets in reducing unwanted pregnancies in teenagers.
Design-Records of pregnancies were obtained from hospital discharge files and rates of live and still births and abortions calculated for each postcode sector.
Fostcodes were grouped by categories of deprivation and by local government district.
Subjects-Teenage girls admitted to National Health Service hospitals for delivery or abortion in 1980-90.
Main outcome measures-Conception in girls aged under 16 by area of residence and relative proportion leading to live births or terminations.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Homme, Adolescent, Gestation, Impact socioéconomique, Avortement provoqué, Ecosse, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Human, Adolescent, Pregnancy, Socioeconomical impact, Induced abortion, Scotland, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0476180
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.