The characteristics of Irish women who terminated their pregnancy in England in 1983

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/333449
Title:
The characteristics of Irish women who terminated their pregnancy in England in 1983
Authors:
Dean, Geoffrey
Affiliation:
Medico-Social Research Board
Citation:
Medico-Social Research Board. The characteristics of Irish women who terminated their pregnancy in England in 1983. Dublin: Medico-Social Research Board.
Publisher:
Medico-Social Research Board
Issue Date:
Jun-1984
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/333449
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
Since 1968 there has been a year by year increase in the number of Irish residents who have legally induced abortions in England. In the reports published by the Office of population Censuses and Surveys (OPCS), London,. certain characteristics of the girls giving an Irish address, are ,tabulat.ed, for example, age group and marital status, but no information is given about their area of residence,in Ireland, their socio-econonic group or social class, their use or non-use of contraception prior to becoming pregnant and a number, of other important social variiables about them. The information provided by the OPCS refers only to girls who gave an Irish address, if they gave an English address they would not be included. Nearly all the girls had their pregnancies terminated at private clinics and very few in the National Health Service hospitals.
Keywords:
ABORTION; SOCIAL FACTOR

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorDean, Geoffreyen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-30T14:27:43Z-
dc.date.available2014-10-30T14:27:43Z-
dc.date.issued1984-06-
dc.identifier.citationMedico-Social Research Board. The characteristics of Irish women who terminated their pregnancy in England in 1983. Dublin: Medico-Social Research Board.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/333449-
dc.descriptionSince 1968 there has been a year by year increase in the number of Irish residents who have legally induced abortions in England. In the reports published by the Office of population Censuses and Surveys (OPCS), London,. certain characteristics of the girls giving an Irish address, are ,tabulat.ed, for example, age group and marital status, but no information is given about their area of residence,in Ireland, their socio-econonic group or social class, their use or non-use of contraception prior to becoming pregnant and a number, of other important social variiables about them. The information provided by the OPCS refers only to girls who gave an Irish address, if they gave an English address they would not be included. Nearly all the girls had their pregnancies terminated at private clinics and very few in the National Health Service hospitals.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMedico-Social Research Boarden_GB
dc.subjectABORTIONen_GB
dc.subjectSOCIAL FACTOR-
dc.titleThe characteristics of Irish women who terminated their pregnancy in England in 1983en_GB
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentMedico-Social Research Boarden_GB
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