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Objective  To describe unsafe abortion methods and associated health consequences in Tanzania, where induced abortion is restricted by law but common and known to account for a disproportionate share of hospital admissions.

Keywords: Tanzania; Tanzanie; abortifacients; abortifs; aborto inducido; avortement provoqué; cross‐sectional study; estudio croseccional; induced abortion; méthodes risquées; métodos inseguros; sustancia abortiva; unsafe methods; étude transversale

Language: English

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1:  Department of International Health, Immunology & Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 2:  Kagera Regional Hospital, Bukoba, Tanzania

Publication date: September 1, 2009

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