Future Abortion Provision Among US Graduating Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents, 2004
Allen, Rebecca H
Eastwood, Katherine L
Kacmar, Jennifer E
Boardman, Lori A
Contraception 2010 Jun ; 81(6): 531-6
BACKGROUND: This study was conducted to identify characteristics associated with US obstetric and gynecology graduating residents' intention to provide pregnancy termination services in their clinical practice. STUDY DESIGN: In this cross-sectional study, we surveyed all 1148 fourth-year residents in obstetrics and gynecology graduating from US training programs in 2004. RESULTS: Of 494 respondents, 187 (39%) planned to perform elective abortions after residency. In multivariable analysis controlling for various factors, the following were independently associated with plans to perform pregnancy termination in the future: pre-residency intentions to provide pregnancy termination [odds ratio (OR), 10; 95% confidence interval (CI), 5.3-18.9; p
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