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68%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in low- and middle-income countries
60%approximate reduction in adolescent unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in LMICs
111Munintended pregnancies occur annually in LMICs
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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.