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60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
3.9Madolescents annually do not deliver their babies in a health facility
93unintended pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in low income countries in 2015-2019
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If all women in low-and middle-income countries wanting to avoid pregnancy were to use modern contraception and all pregnant women were to receive care that meets international standards, unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths would drop by about two-thirds.