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Authordc.contributor.authorKoch, Elard 
Authordc.contributor.authorBravo, Miguel 
Authordc.contributor.authorGatica, Sebastián 
Authordc.contributor.authorStecher, Juan F. 
Authordc.contributor.authorAracena, Paula 
Authordc.contributor.authorValenzuela, Sergio 
Authordc.contributor.authorAhlers, Ivonne 
Cita de ítemdc.identifier.citationGinecologia y Obstetricia de Mexico, Volumen 80, Issue 5, 2018, Pages 360-372
Abstractdc.description.abstractRecently, the Guttmacher Institute estimated a number of 400,400 clandestine abortions for Colombia. Because of the strong implications that such brief could have in different areas of interest, a full revision of the methodology of estimation was performed. The methodology used by the Guttmacher Institute was as follows: first, the authors estimated the losses from spontaneous and induced abortions from the opinion of 289 subjects who work in an equal number of Colombian health institutions through the opinion survey entitled "Health Facilities Survey". Subsequently, an expansive multiplier (x3, x4, x5, etc.) was applied to the numbers obtained by this survey that also emerges from a subjective opinion of another 102 respondents of the "Health Professional Survey" selected by convenience. There is no objective data based on real vital events, the whole estimate is based on imagining/ numbers underlying mere opinions. Even as public opinion survey, the sampling technique introduced ser
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Sourcedc.sourceGinecologia y Obstetricia de Mexico
Keywordsdc.subjectEpidemiological methods
Keywordsdc.subjectMaternal health
Keywordsdc.subjectMaternal mortality
Keywordsdc.subjectTime series
Títulodc.titleOverestimation of abortion in Colombia and other Latin American countries Sobrestimación del aborto inducido en Colombia y otros países latinoamericanos
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