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Saavedra-Avendano B, Schiavon R, Sanhueza P
Who presents past the gestational age limit for first trimester abortion in the public sector in Mexico City?
This study identified socio-demographic factors associated with presenting for abortion services past the gestational age (GA) limit (12 weeks), and thus not receiving services, in Mexico City's public sector first trimester abortion program. Adult women had significantly lower odds than adolescents of presenting past the limit. There was an educational gradient across all age groups.
Citation: Saavedra-Avendano B, Schiavon R, Sanhueza P . Who presents past the gestational age limit for first trimester abortion in the public sector in Mexico City? PLoS One 2018 Feb 7;13(2):e0192547. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192547.
Keywords: Education, Pregnancy, Social Determinants of Health, Women