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Jill Durocher

Knowledge of Abortion Laws and Services among Low-Income Women in Three United States Cities

Published
December 9th, 2014
Type
Publication
Topic
Medical Abortion
Authors
Peña, Melanie, Lara, D., Holt, K., Peña, M., Grossman, D.

J Immigr Minor Health; 2015 Dec; 17(6):1811-8; doi:10.1007/s10903-014-0147-z

This paper reports on a survey administered to low-income and minority women to assess their knowledge of abortion laws and services. First-generation immigrants and primarily Spanish speakers were less likely to have correct knowledge than higher-generation or primarily English speakers. More efforts are needed t about abortion, particularly among migrant women and non-primary English speakers. J Immigrant Minority Health.