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S Ahmed, Q Li, L Liu and AO Tsui
Abstract
Family planning is one of the four pillars of the Safe Motherhood Initiative to reduce maternal death in developing countries. We aimed to estimate the effect of contraceptive use on maternal mortality and the expected reduction in maternal mortality if the unmet need for contraception were met, at country, regional, and world levels.
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Concepts
Sex education, Family, Birth control, Demography, Maternal death, Death, Family planning, Abortion
MeSH headings
Adolescent, Adult, Birth Rate, Contraception, Developing Countries, Family Planning Services, Female, Humans, Maternal Mortality, Middle Aged, Needs Assessment, Primary Prevention, Risk Factors, Young Adult
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