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  1. When pregnant; Why induced abortion?

    Article - En anglais

    Study objective

    To study social differences between women seeking induced abortion (cases) and women completing their pregnancy (controls).


    Case-control study.

    Study setting

    Data were collected through a structured personal interview of 404 abortion-seeking women and 404 women giving birth at the Gynaecological and Obstetric wards, University Hospital of Trondheim, Norway during 1983.

    Statistical method

    Logistic regression analyses.

    Results and conclusion

    The prospect of single parenthood was the strongest determinant in describing the difference between abortion-seeking women and women giving birth.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Avortement provoqué, Epidémiologie, Norvège, Europe, Homme, Femelle, Prise décision, Statut socioéconomique, Aspect social

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Induced abortion, Epidemiology, Norway, Europe, Human, Female, Decision making, Socioeconomic status, Social aspect

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

    Cote : 94-0275798

    Code Inist : 002B20A03. Création : 199406.