Table 3

Incidence of abortion and birth

StudySiteOutcomeIncidence of pregnancyIncidence of birthIncidence of abortionAbortion (as proportion of pregnancies with known outcome)
Deschamps et al 33 Haiti, Puerto Rico and Dominican RepublicUnintended pregnancy27.315.13.116%
Feldblum et al 35 MadagascarPregnancy (intention undefined)23.411.93.017%
Van Damme et al 48 Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa and ThailandPregnancy (intention undefined)8.6Not measured7.4>85%