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Unsafe abortion differentials in 2008 by age and developing country region: high burden among young women

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Shah,Iqbal H. (Author), Åhman,Elisabeth (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
2012-06
ISBN:
0968-8080
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Latin America, Developing countries, Statistics, Diseases, Abortion, Age Factors, Family planning, Fertility
Notes:
Among the 3.2 million unsafe abortions in young women 15–19 years old, almost 50% are in the Africa region. 22% of all unsafe abortions in Africa compared to 11% of those in Asia (excluding Eastern Asia) and 16% of those in Latin America and the Caribbean are among adolescents aged 15–19 years.