SUSHEELA E SINGH

Summary

Affiliation: Guttmacher Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Trends in hospitalization for abortion-related complications in Brazil, 1992-2009: why the decline in numbers and severity?
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:S99-106. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The incidence of menstrual regulation procedures and abortion in Bangladesh, 2010
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:122-32. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Global consequences of unsafe abortion
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:849-60. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The estimated incidence of induced abortion in Ethiopia, 2008
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:16-25. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions resulting from unsafe abortion: estimates from 13 developing countries
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York 10005, USA
    Lancet 368:1887-92. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Induced abortion and unintended pregnancy in Guatemala
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:136-45. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The incidence of induced abortion in Uganda
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:183-91. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Abortion-seeking behaviour among Nigerian women
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 40:247-68. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Issues in measuring HIV prevalence: the case of Nigeria
    Christine Panchaud
    Alan Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 6:11-29. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Timing of steps and reasons for delays in obtaining abortions in the United States
    Lawrence B Finer
    Research Division, The Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Contraception 74:334-44. 2006

Research Grants

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Trends in hospitalization for abortion-related complications in Brazil, 1992-2009: why the decline in numbers and severity?
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:S99-106. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint The incidence of menstrual regulation procedures and abortion in Bangladesh, 2010
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:122-32. 2012
    ..The only national estimates of MR and abortion incidence are from a 1995 study, and updated information is needed to inform policies and programs regarding the provision of MR and related reproductive health services...
  3. doi request reprint Global consequences of unsafe abortion
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:849-60. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The estimated incidence of induced abortion in Ethiopia, 2008
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:16-25. 2010
    ..In 2005, the penal code was revised to broaden the indications under which induced abortion is legal. It is important to measure the incidence of legal and illegal induced abortion after the change in the law...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions resulting from unsafe abortion: estimates from 13 developing countries
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York 10005, USA
    Lancet 368:1887-92. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Induced abortion and unintended pregnancy in Guatemala
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:136-45. 2006
    ..Recent studies indicate that unsafe abortion is a key factor contributing to maternal morbidity and mortality in the country, but no national data on the incidence of abortion exist...
  7. ncbi request reprint The incidence of induced abortion in Uganda
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:183-91. 2005
    ..Small-scale studies suggest that unsafe abortion is an important health problem in Uganda, but no national quantitative studies of abortion exist...
  8. ncbi request reprint Abortion-seeking behaviour among Nigerian women
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 40:247-68. 2008
    ..Reducing the incidence of unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion can significantly impact the reproductive health of women in Nigeria...
  9. ncbi request reprint Issues in measuring HIV prevalence: the case of Nigeria
    Christine Panchaud
    Alan Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 6:11-29. 2002
    ..Despite efforts to establish and improve HIV surveillance in Nigeria, this review illustrates limitations and challenges undoubtedly shared by other countries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Timing of steps and reasons for delays in obtaining abortions in the United States
    Lawrence B Finer
    Research Division, The Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Contraception 74:334-44. 2006
    ..We studied the steps in the process of obtaining abortions and women's reported delays in order to help understand difficulties in accessing abortion services...
  11. doi request reprint Sexual behavior of single adult American women
    Laura Duberstein Lindberg
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:27-33. 2008
    ..An analysis of these women's behavior is needed to inform policies that are responsive to their sexual and reproductive health needs...
  12. doi request reprint Severity and cost of unsafe abortion complications treated in Nigerian hospitals
    Stanley K Henshaw
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 34:40-50. 2008
    ..Each year, thousands of Nigerian women have unintended pregnancies that end in illegal abortion. Many such procedures occur under unsafe conditions, contributing to maternal morbidity and mortality...
  13. doi request reprint Trends in abortion in the United States
    Rachel K Jones
    Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:119-29. 2009
    ..The number of abortion providers has declined in recent decades, but the introduction of early medical abortion may have slowed this trend...
  14. doi request reprint Condom use for preventing STI/HIV and unintended pregnancy among young men in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Am J Mens Health 3:60-78. 2009
    ..Use of the condom at last intercourse was associated with union status, education, residence, and exposure to television in at least two thirds of the countries...
  15. doi request reprint Estimates of health care system costs of unsafe abortion in Africa and Latin America
    Michael Vlassoff
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:114-21. 2009
    ..Meanwhile, the economic impact of postabortion care on health care systems in Africa and Latin America is poorly understood (data for Asia are lacking)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Religious differentials in the sexual and reproductive behaviors of young women in the United States
    Rachel K Jones
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:279-88. 2005
    ..To examine whether religious involvement and affiliation during early adolescence is associated with reduced levels of sexual risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' reports of parental knowledge of adolescents' use of sexual health services and their reactions to mandated parental notification for prescription contraception
    Rachel K Jones
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10005, USA
    JAMA 293:340-8. 2005
    ..Legislation has been proposed that would mandate parental notification for adolescents younger than 18 years (minors) obtaining prescription contraception from federally funded family planning clinics...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the content of sex education in U.S. public secondary schools
    David J Landry
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:261-9. 2003
    ..Factors potentially associated with these variations need to be examined...
  19. pmc Estimates of contraceptive failure from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Kathryn Kost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Contraception 77:10-21. 2008
    ..We provide updated estimates of contraceptive failure for the most commonly used reversible methods in the United States, as well as an assessment of changes in failure rates from 1995 to 2002...
  20. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide: incidence and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 33:106-16. 2007
    ..Information on abortion levels and trends can inform research and policies affecting maternal and reproductive health, but the incidence of legal abortion has not been assessed in nearly a decade...
  21. ncbi request reprint Induced abortion: estimated rates and trends worldwide
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 370:1338-45. 2007
    ..We present new worldwide estimates of abortion rates and trends and discuss their implications for policies and programmes to reduce unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion and to increase access to safe abortion...
  22. ncbi request reprint Parent-child relations among minor females attending U.S. family planning clinics
    Rachel K Jones
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:192-201. 2005
    ..Such information could inform the debate on parental involvement legislation and help clinics develop effective strategies to promote positive parental engagement...
  23. ncbi request reprint Reasons U.S. women have abortions: quantitative and qualitative perspectives
    Lawrence B Finer
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:110-8. 2005
    ..Demographic changes over the last two decades highlight the need for a reassessment of why women decide to have abortions...
  24. pmc Explaining recent declines in adolescent pregnancy in the United States: the contribution of abstinence and improved contraceptive use
    John S Santelli
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:150-6. 2007
    ..We explored the relative contributions of declining sexual activity and improved contraceptive use to the recent decline in adolescent pregnancy rates in the United States...
  25. ncbi request reprint Changes in formal sex education: 1995-2002
    Laura Duberstein Lindberg
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:182-9. 2006
    ..Although comprehensive sex education is broadly supported by health professionals, funding for abstinence-only education has increased...
  26. ncbi request reprint Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian women
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:175-84. 2006
    ..Many Nigerian women experience unwanted pregnancies. To prevent associated health problems, it is important to understand the factors related to unwanted pregnancy in Nigeria...
  27. ncbi request reprint U.S. women's one-year contraceptive use patterns, 2004
    Jennifer J Frost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:48-55. 2007
    ..Improved measures of the continuity of women's contraceptive use, nonuse and switching patterns can help identify ways to reduce unintended pregnancy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for action: addressing Latina sexual and reproductive health
    Risha Foulkes
    Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:39-44. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with contraceptive use and nonuse, United States, 2004
    Jennifer J Frost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:90-9. 2007
    ..Understanding what factors are associated with risky contraceptive use patterns can inform programs and policies designed to reduce levels of unintended pregnancy...
  30. pmc Comparability of contraceptive prevalence etimates for women from the 2002 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    John Santelli
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:147-54. 2008
    ..The 2002 BRFSS uses data collection methods that are considerably different from the NSFG...
  31. pmc Discontinuation and resumption of contraceptive use: results from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Barbara Vaughan
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Contraception 78:271-83. 2008
    ..Discontinuation of contraceptive use that is not immediately followed by resumption of use of another method while a woman is at risk is a common cause of unintended pregnancy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Review of what is being used: HIV-uninfected population national data from the National Survey of Family Growth
    Jacqueline Darroch
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:S3-5. 2005

Research Grants1

  1. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESS
    Susheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004
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