Terminations of pregnancy in Europe: the East-West divide.
- Autores: Fronteira I, Gissler M, Hemminki E, Jahn A, Karro H, Moreau C, Oliveira da Silva M, Olsen J, REPROSTAT group, Savona-Ventura C, Temmerman M
- Journal: BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2012.03354.x/pdf
The report by Gissler et al. Provides a valuable account of this issue. However, the data for the European Union (EU) imply a very disturbing East–West divide in terms of abortion rates despite much less significant differences in abortion legislation. Such a divide would need further analysis.