Journal article

PPost abortion contraceptive behavior among Indian women

Nutan Kumari, Mili Dutta, Chander Shekhar

International Journal of Reproduction Contraception Obstetrics and Gynecology | Medip Academy | Published : 2017


Background: Unsafe induced abortion contributes significantly to maternal morbidity and mortality. Irrespective of availability of contraceptive services women still seek for repeated induced abortion. This study examined the contraceptive behavior of currently married women who had induced abortion.Methods: Third round of District Level Household and Facility Survey (DLHS-3, 2007-2008) data is used for the study. Bivariate analysis and multivariate logistic regression method were used to examine the contraceptive behavior of women.Results: Contraceptive use is 4.6 percent among women who had at least one induced abortion. Attitude toward the use of contraceptive was found significant among ..

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