Assessing Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria
November 9, 2015 | Publication | Population & Reproductive Health
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In the first national estimates of abortion prevalence since 1996, a MacArthur-supported study by the Guttmacher Institute and the University of Ibadan found that unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion are on the rise in Nigeria. High levels of unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion are major causes of maternal mortality in the country, which accounts for the second highest number of maternal deaths globally each year.

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