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Comparing reporting of abortions in three nationally representative surveys: methodological and contextual influences
  1. Rachel H Scott1,
  2. Nathalie Bajos2,
  3. Kaye Wellings3,
  4. Emma Slaymaker1
  1. 1 Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
  2. 2 CESP-U1018 Genre, sexualité, santé, Inserm, Paris, France
  3. 3 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rachel H Scott, Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London WC1E 7HT, UK; rachel.scott{at}lshtm.ac.uk

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  • Twitter @rachelhvscott

  • Contributors RHS analysed the data and drafted successive versions of the article. ES advised with data analysis. All authors interpreted the data, edited drafts and approved the final version of the article.

  • Funding Natsal-3 is a collaboration between University College London, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, NatCen social research, the Health Protection Agency, and the University of Manchester. The study was supported by grants from the Medical Research Council [G0701757]; and the Wellcome Trust [084840]; with contributions from the Economic and Social Research Council and Department of Health. The FECOND team is made up of: N Bajos and C Moreau (principal investigators), A Bohet (coordinator), A Andro, L Aussel, J Bouyer, G Charrance, C Debest, D Dinova, D Hassoun, M Le Guen, S Legleye, E Marsicano, M Mazuy, E Moreau, H Panjo, N Razafindratsima, A Régnier-Loilier, V Ringa, E de La Rochebrochard, V Rozée, M Teboul, L Toulemon and C Ventola. The FECOND survey was funded by the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and the French National Institute for Demographic Research (INED). RHS was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval Ethical approval for Natsal-2 was obtained from University College Hospital, North Thames Multicentre, and all local research ethics committees in Britain, and for Natsal-3 from the Oxford Research Ethics Committee A. The FECOND study was approved by the relevant French government oversight agency (the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) [n°909024].

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement Data are available in a public, open access repository. Data may be obtained from a third party and are not publicly available.

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Footnotes

  • Twitter @rachelhvscott

  • Contributors RHS analysed the data and drafted successive versions of the article. ES advised with data analysis. All authors interpreted the data, edited drafts and approved the final version of the article.

  • Funding Natsal-3 is a collaboration between University College London, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, NatCen social research, the Health Protection Agency, and the University of Manchester. The study was supported by grants from the Medical Research Council [G0701757]; and the Wellcome Trust [084840]; with contributions from the Economic and Social Research Council and Department of Health. The FECOND team is made up of: N Bajos and C Moreau (principal investigators), A Bohet (coordinator), A Andro, L Aussel, J Bouyer, G Charrance, C Debest, D Dinova, D Hassoun, M Le Guen, S Legleye, E Marsicano, M Mazuy, E Moreau, H Panjo, N Razafindratsima, A Régnier-Loilier, V Ringa, E de La Rochebrochard, V Rozée, M Teboul, L Toulemon and C Ventola. The FECOND survey was funded by the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and the French National Institute for Demographic Research (INED). RHS was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval Ethical approval for Natsal-2 was obtained from University College Hospital, North Thames Multicentre, and all local research ethics committees in Britain, and for Natsal-3 from the Oxford Research Ethics Committee A. The FECOND study was approved by the relevant French government oversight agency (the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) [n°909024].

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement Data are available in a public, open access repository. Data may be obtained from a third party and are not publicly available.

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