- Measuring the Extent of Abortion Underreporting In the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth. Fu, Haishan; Darroch, Jacqueline E.; Henshaw, Stanley K.; Kolb, Elizabeth // Family Planning Perspectives;May/Jun98, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p128
Context: Induced abortions are often severely underreported in national surveys, hampering the estimation and analysis of unintended pregnancies. To improve the level of abortion reporting, the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) incorporated new interview and self- report procedures,...
- A DEMOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE ON THE MUSLIM WORLD. Jones, Gavin W. // Journal of Population Research;Nov2006, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p243
A demographic perspective is relevant to understanding the position of Muslims in today's world. This paper examines the size and growth of Muslim populations, and whether most Muslims live in overwhelmingly Muslim countries. It also examines indices of poverty and human development for...
- Adolescent pregnancy: review of the literature. Plionis, Betty Moore // Social Work;Jul75, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p302
The article presents information on the review of the literature on adolescent pregnancy. The literature on adolescent pregnancy lacks an adequate theoretical base and hence the lack of adequate conceptualization makes impossible the formation of hypotheses, the carrying of tests, and the...
- WHILE WE'RE AT IT. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb1997, Issue 70, p68
Focuses on illegitimate births in the U.S. Background on the book "Up From Conservatism," by Michael Lind; Increase in the number of children born without fathers in urban areas; Correlation of abortion with contraception.
- Contraception and Induced Abortion in Armenia: A Critical Need for Family Planning Programs in Eastern Europe. Dolian, Gayane; Lüdicke, Frank; Katchatrian, Naira; Morabia, Alfredo // American Journal of Public Health;May98, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p803
Objectives. The purpose of this study was to determine the number of induced abortions per woman of induced abortions per woman and the reasons for selecting induced abortion among parous Armenian women. Methods. A consecutive series of 200 women attending an abortion clinic in Yerevan, Armenia,...
- In three former Soviet States, rates of abortion are declining as contraceptive prevalence increases. Estrin, D.J. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Mar99, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p49
Reports shift from reliance on abortion to use of contraceptives in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic from 1990-1999. Statistics on abortion rates and contraceptive use; Determinants of decision to undergo abortion; Prevalence of abortion in urban areas; Projection of trends in...
- Long acting method of contraception. Mascarenhas, Lawrence // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/16/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6935, p991
Examines the long acting methods of contraception in Great Britain. Incidence of rapid population growth; Increase in the rate of abortion; Availability of reversible contraceptives.
- Reproductive perestroika. Jacobson, Jodi L. // World Watch;Sep/Oct1990, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p29
No abstract available.
- From abortion to contraception in Europe. O’Neill, Peter // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/3/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6759, p1011
Reports the rate of abortion in Europe. Inadequacy of family planning services; Association between abortion and contraception; Use of mini aspiration vacuum techniques in abortion.