Gilda Sedgh

Summary

Affiliation: Guttmacher Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Induced abortion: estimated rates and trends worldwide
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 370:1338-45. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Abortion incidence between 1990 and 2014: global, regional, and subregional levels and trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 388:258-67. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Insights from an expert group meeting on the definition and measurement of unsafe abortion
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 134:104-6. 2016
  4. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide: incidence and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:216-25. 2007
  5. pmc Estimates of the incidence of induced abortion and consequences of unsafe abortion in Senegal
    Gilda Sedgh
    Principal Research Scientist, Guttmacher Institute, New York
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:11-9. 2015
  6. pmc Adolescent pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates across countries: levels and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 56:223-30. 2015
  7. pmc Intended and unintended pregnancies worldwide in 2012 and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Senior Research Associate, Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
    Stud Fam Plann 45:301-14. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Reasons for contraceptive nonuse among women having unmet need for contraception in developing countries
    Gilda Sedgh
    Senior Research Associate at the Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
    Stud Fam Plann 45:151-69. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Legal abortion levels and trends by woman's age at termination
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 45:13-22. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion levels and trends by woman's age at termination
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:143-53. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Abortion incidence between 1990 and 2014: global, regional, and subregional levels and trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 388:258-67. 2016
    ..We use the results to estimate the proportion of pregnancies that end in abortion and examine whether abortion rates vary in countries grouped by the legal status of abortion...
  3. doi request reprint Insights from an expert group meeting on the definition and measurement of unsafe abortion
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 134:104-6. 2016
    ..Such a classification system would also motivate investment in research to accurately measure and monitor abortion incidence across categories of safety. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide: incidence and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:216-25. 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...
  5. pmc Estimates of the incidence of induced abortion and consequences of unsafe abortion in Senegal
    Gilda Sedgh
    Principal Research Scientist, Guttmacher Institute, New York
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:11-9. 2015
    ..Abortion is highly restricted by law in Senegal. Although women seek care for abortion complications, no national estimate of abortion incidence exists...
  6. pmc Adolescent pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates across countries: levels and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 56:223-30. 2015
    ..To examine pregnancy rates and outcomes (births and abortions) among 15- to 19-year olds and 10- to 14-year olds in all countries for which recent information could be obtained and to examine trends since the mid-1990s...
  7. pmc Intended and unintended pregnancies worldwide in 2012 and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Senior Research Associate, Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
    Stud Fam Plann 45:301-14. 2014
    ..If the aims of the London Summit on Family Planning are carried out, the incidence of unwanted and mistimed pregnancies should decline in the coming years. ..
  8. doi request reprint Reasons for contraceptive nonuse among women having unmet need for contraception in developing countries
    Gilda Sedgh
    Senior Research Associate at the Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
    Stud Fam Plann 45:151-69. 2014
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  9. doi request reprint Legal abortion levels and trends by woman's age at termination
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 45:13-22. 2013
    ..Assessments of abortion levels and trends by women's age at termination can be used to monitor trends in unintended pregnancy by age and can inform relevant programs and policies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion levels and trends by woman's age at termination
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:143-53. 2012
    ..Assessments of abortion levels and trends by women's age at termination can be used to monitor trends in unintended pregnancy by age and can inform relevant programs and policies...
  11. doi request reprint Induced abortion: incidence and trends worldwide from 1995 to 2008
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 379:625-32. 2012
    ..Data of abortion incidence and trends are needed to monitor progress toward improvement of maternal health and access to family planning. To date, estimates of safe and unsafe abortion worldwide have only been made for 1995 and 2003...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating abortion incidence in Burkina Faso using two methodologies
    Gilda Sedgh
    International Research, Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 42:147-54. 2011
    ..The abortion rate estimated using the ATPR approach was 72 percent of that estimated with the AICM. The ATPR method yields information on the characteristics of the women who have abortions as well as the providers and methods they use...
  13. doi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide in 2008: levels and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:188-98. 2011
    ..Periodic assessments of abortion incidence are essential for monitoring trends in unintended pregnancy and gaps in contraceptive services and use...
  14. doi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide in 2008: levels and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:84-94. 2011
    ..Periodic assessments of abortion incidence are essential for monitoring trends in unintended pregnancy and gaps in contraceptive services and use...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Unintended pregnancy: worldwide levels, trends, and outcomes
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 41:241-50. 2010
    ..North America is the only region in which overall and unintended pregnancy rates have not declined. We conclude with a brief discussion of global and regional program and policy implications...