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Latinos and Public Health: Reproductive Health in Light of Morality

Ryan, Sean Francis; Smith, Raymond Arthur

This issue brief discusses the relationship between American Latinos and public health, especially relating to issues of morality and reproductive health. Relatively high abortion rates among Latinos do not correlate with surveyed opinions on the issue and expected decision-making trends based on religious identity, suggesting that other factors are contributing to a disconnect between expectation and reality.

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Academic Units
Political Science
Series
Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
Published Here
November 2, 2015
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