This study aimed to determine the types of complications arising from unsafe abortion in Nigeria, the trend in the use of misoprostol for induced abortion, and the relationship between the community use of misoprostol and the complications recorded.
A survey conducted among over 11,000 women aged 15- 49 revealed that Nigeria has witnessed a steady rise in abortion cases with more prevalence in urban centres. The data collected in 2012 recorded 1.25 million abortions, which suggests that there are greater demands for abortion.
Provider bias in the provision of contraceptives to adolescent and young adult women in South West Nigeria may affect quality of care and method choice. Interventions to reduce provider bias should go beyond technical training to address the underlying sociocultural beliefs that lead providers to impose restrictions that are not based on evidence.
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