Maternal mortality in adolescents compared with women of other ages: evidence from 144 countries.
This is an article published in March 2014 issue of The Lancet Global Health. The study was funded by the WHO and the UN Population Fund. A copy of the abstract is noted below.
Adolescents are often noted to have an increased risk of death during pregnancy or childbirth compared with older women, but the existing evidence is inconsistent and in many cases contradictory. We aimed to quantify the risk of...Show More