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Gap in contraceptive use between rich and poor is growing in US

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 18 May 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1170
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    The gap in reproductive health between poor and better off women in the United States, in terms of abortions and unintended pregnancies and births, has been growing since 1994, a new report shows. The report says the reason seems to be lack of easy access to contraceptives and restrictions on abortion.

    The Guttmacher Institute, a non-profit making organisation that researches …

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