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Live-in Relationships Account for Most Unplanned Pregnancies

by Savitha C Muppala on  August 26, 2011 at 10:57 AM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
The risk of unplanned pregnancies in the United States was found to be high among couples in live-in relationships, especially those below the age of 25.

The report also revealed that 5 percent of all women in the reproductive age experienced unintended pregnancies.
 Live-in Relationships Account for Most Unplanned Pregnancies
Live-in Relationships Account for Most Unplanned Pregnancies
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The study showed that the rate of unintended pregnancy was high among African-American women.

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The risk rose according to the strata of society women belonged, for instance women from low-income groups portrayed a five-fold increase in the rate of unplanned pregnancies.  



Source: Medindia
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