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Incidence and complications of unsafe abortion in Kenya: Key findings of a national study

This report documents findings from a recent nationwide study of the incidence of induced abortion and severity of complications of unsafe abortion in Kenya. The study was conducted in 2012 among a nationally representative sample of Levels II to VI public and private health facilities. The Abortion Incidence Complications Methodology (AICM) and the Prospective Morbidity Methodology (PMM) were used as well-established and complementary approaches to estimate abortion incidence and the severity of unsafe abortion complications in Kenya.

Year: 2013

Authors: African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Ministry of Health Kenya, Ipas, Guttmacher Institute

Languages: English

Regions: Africa

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Research