Utilization of Induced Abortion in Korea

  • Sung-bong Hong


Compared to other developing countries in Asia, Korea is known to be one of the countries where population growth was fairly well reduced within a short period of time.


Married Woman Abortion Rate Abortion Service Korean Journal Suction Curettage 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sung-bong Hong
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  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyKorea University HospitalSeoulKorea

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