Akinrinola Bankole

Summary

Affiliation: Guttmacher Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Director of International Research, Guttmacher Institute, New York
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:170-81. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Differences in unintended pregnancy, contraceptive use and abortion by HIV status among women in Nigeria and Zambia
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Director of International Research, Guttmacher Institute, New York
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:28-38. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Women's and men's fertility preferences and contraceptive behaviors by HIV status in 10 sub-Saharan African countries
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:313-28. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Condom use for preventing STI/HIV and unintended pregnancy among young men in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Am J Mens Health 3:60-78. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Severity and cost of unsafe abortion complications treated in Nigerian hospitals
    Stanley K Henshaw
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 34:40-50. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Abortion-seeking behaviour among Nigerian women
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 40:247-68. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Documenting the individual- and household-level cost of unsafe abortion in Uganda
    Aparna Sundaram
    Senior Research Associate, Guttmacher Institute, New York
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:174-84. 2013
  8. pmc Estimates of contraceptive failure from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Kathryn Kost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Contraception 77:10-21. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian women
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:175-84. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion levels and trends by woman's age at termination
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:143-53. 2012

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc The Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Director of International Research, Guttmacher Institute, New York
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 41:170-81. 2015
    ..Up-to-date estimates of abortion incidence are needed...
  2. doi request reprint Differences in unintended pregnancy, contraceptive use and abortion by HIV status among women in Nigeria and Zambia
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Director of International Research, Guttmacher Institute, New York
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 40:28-38. 2014
    ..Yet little is known about the relationship between these two health risks in the region. Understanding the associations between HIV status and pregnancy decision making may benefit strategies to reduce unintended pregnancy...
  3. doi request reprint Women's and men's fertility preferences and contraceptive behaviors by HIV status in 10 sub-Saharan African countries
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 23:313-28. 2011
    ..Other factors unrelated to HIV status seem to be shaping women's and men's unmet demand for contraception and use of methods other than the condom...
  4. doi request reprint Condom use for preventing STI/HIV and unintended pregnancy among young men in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Am J Mens Health 3:60-78. 2009
    ..Use of the condom at last intercourse was associated with union status, education, residence, and exposure to television in at least two thirds of the countries...
  5. doi request reprint Severity and cost of unsafe abortion complications treated in Nigerian hospitals
    Stanley K Henshaw
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 34:40-50. 2008
    ..Each year, thousands of Nigerian women have unintended pregnancies that end in illegal abortion. Many such procedures occur under unsafe conditions, contributing to maternal morbidity and mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Abortion-seeking behaviour among Nigerian women
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 40:247-68. 2008
    ..Reducing the incidence of unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortion can significantly impact the reproductive health of women in Nigeria...
  7. doi request reprint Documenting the individual- and household-level cost of unsafe abortion in Uganda
    Aparna Sundaram
    Senior Research Associate, Guttmacher Institute, New York
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:174-84. 2013
    ..Although Uganda has a restrictive abortion law, illegal abortions performed under dangerous conditions are common. Data are lacking, however, on the economic impact of postabortion complications on women and their households...
  8. pmc Estimates of contraceptive failure from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth
    Kathryn Kost
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Contraception 77:10-21. 2008
    ..We provide updated estimates of contraceptive failure for the most commonly used reversible methods in the United States, as well as an assessment of changes in failure rates from 1995 to 2002...
  9. ncbi request reprint Unwanted pregnancy and associated factors among Nigerian women
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:175-84. 2006
    ..Many Nigerian women experience unwanted pregnancies. To prevent associated health problems, it is important to understand the factors related to unwanted pregnancy in Nigeria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion levels and trends by woman's age at termination
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 38:143-53. 2012
    ..Assessments of abortion levels and trends by women's age at termination can be used to monitor trends in unintended pregnancy by age and can inform relevant programs and policies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating abortion incidence in Burkina Faso using two methodologies
    Gilda Sedgh
    International Research, Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 42:147-54. 2011
    ..The abortion rate estimated using the ATPR approach was 72 percent of that estimated with the AICM. The ATPR method yields information on the characteristics of the women who have abortions as well as the providers and methods they use...
  12. doi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide in 2008: levels and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:188-98. 2011
    ..Periodic assessments of abortion incidence are essential for monitoring trends in unintended pregnancy and gaps in contraceptive services and use...
  13. doi request reprint Role of parents in adolescent sexual activity and contraceptive use in four African countries
    Ann Biddlecom
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 35:72-81. 2009
    ..A better understanding of the relationship between different dimensions of parenting and recent sexual activity and contraceptive use is needed in the region...
  14. doi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide in 2008: levels and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 37:84-94. 2011
    ..Periodic assessments of abortion incidence are essential for monitoring trends in unintended pregnancy and gaps in contraceptive services and use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Issues in measuring HIV prevalence: the case of Nigeria
    Christine Panchaud
    Alan Guttmacher Institute, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 6:11-29. 2002
    ..Despite efforts to establish and improve HIV surveillance in Nigeria, this review illustrates limitations and challenges undoubtedly shared by other countries...
  16. doi request reprint Does knowledge about antiretroviral therapy and mother-to-child transmission affect the relationships between HIV status and fertility preferences and contraceptive use? New evidence from Nigeria and Zambia
    Akinrinola Bankole
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 46:580-99. 2014
    ..Knowledge about ART and PMTCT should be promoted not only through HIV treatment and maternal and newborn care facilities but also through family planning centres and the mass media...
  17. doi request reprint Induced abortion: incidence and trends worldwide from 1995 to 2008
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 379:625-32. 2012
    ..Data of abortion incidence and trends are needed to monitor progress toward improvement of maternal health and access to family planning. To date, estimates of safe and unsafe abortion worldwide have only been made for 1995 and 2003...
  18. pmc The impact of Ghana's R3M programme on the provision of safe abortions and postabortion care
    Aparna Sundaram
    Research Division, Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA, Centro de Estudios Demográfico, Urbanos y Ambientales, El Colegio de Méico, Mexico and Institute for Statistical, Social, and Economic Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
    Health Policy Plan 30:1017-31. 2015
    ..Increasing provider confidence is key to improving both safe abortion provision and PAC. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide: incidence and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:216-25. 2007
    ..Information on abortion levels and trends can inform research and policies affecting maternal and reproductive health, but the incidence of legal abortion has not been assessed in nearly a decade...
  20. doi request reprint Factors associated with abortion-seeking and obtaining a safe abortion in Ghana
    Aparna Sundaram
    Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 43:273-86. 2012
    ..The study concludes with policy recommendations for improving access to safe abortion for all subgroups of women, especially the most vulnerable...
  21. doi request reprint Do women and men consider abortion as an alternative to contraception in the United States? An exploratory study
    Ann M Moore
    Department of Research, Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Glob Public Health 6:S25-37. 2011
    ..No one supported repeat abortions for themselves or others, and many respondents perceived multiple abortions to lead to infertility, which strengthens their position that substituting abortion for contraception is unacceptable...
  22. ncbi request reprint Review of what is being used: HIV-uninfected population national data from the National Survey of Family Growth
    Jacqueline Darroch
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:S3-5. 2005
  23. pmc The health system cost of post-abortion care in Rwanda
    Michael Vlassoff
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA, School of Public Health, National University of Rwanda, P O Box 5229, Kigali, Rwanda and Maternal and Child Health Unit, Ministry of Health, P O Box 84, Kigali, Rwanda
    Health Policy Plan 30:223-33. 2015
    ..Investing more resources in provision of contraceptive services to prevent unwanted or mistimed pregnancies would likely reduce health systems costs. ..
  24. doi request reprint Insights from an expert group meeting on the definition and measurement of unsafe abortion
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 134:104-6. 2016
    ..Such a classification system would also motivate investment in research to accurately measure and monitor abortion incidence across categories of safety. ..
  25. doi request reprint Abortion incidence between 1990 and 2014: global, regional, and subregional levels and trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 388:258-67. 2016
    ..We use the results to estimate the proportion of pregnancies that end in abortion and examine whether abortion rates vary in countries grouped by the legal status of abortion...
  26. doi request reprint Legal abortion levels and trends by woman's age at termination
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 45:13-22. 2013
    ..Assessments of abortion levels and trends by women's age at termination can be used to monitor trends in unintended pregnancy by age and can inform relevant programs and policies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Legal abortion worldwide: incidence and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 33:106-16. 2007
    ..Information on abortion levels and trends can inform research and policies affecting maternal and reproductive health, but the incidence of legal abortion has not been assessed in nearly a decade...
  28. pmc Typical-use contraceptive failure rates in 43 countries with Demographic and Health Survey data: summary of a detailed report
    Chelsea B Polis
    Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038, USA Electronic address
    Contraception 94:11-7. 2016
    ..However, few recent studies outside of the United States have estimated contraceptive failure rates, and most such studies have been restricted to married women, to a limited number of countries and to 12-month failure rate estimates...
  29. pmc Bucking social norms: examining anomalous fertility aspirations in the face of HIV in Lusaka, Zambia
    Ann M Moore
    Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 119:88-97. 2014
    ..Factors that should be taken into account in the future to understand fertility behavior in high HIV-prevalent settings include couples' communication around fertility and perception of the efficacy of ARTs...
  30. pmc Adolescent pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates across countries: levels and recent trends
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 56:223-30. 2015
    ..To examine pregnancy rates and outcomes (births and abortions) among 15- to 19-year olds and 10- to 14-year olds in all countries for which recent information could be obtained and to examine trends since the mid-1990s...
  31. doi request reprint Attitudes of women and men living with HIV and their healthcare providers towards pregnancy and abortion by HIV-positive women in Nigeria and Zambia
    Ann M Moore
    a The Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Afr J AIDS Res 14:29-42. 2015
    ..Access to ART did not impart a strong effect on these attitudes. Therefore, pronatalist attitudes remain in place in the face of HIV infection. ..
  32. pmc The health system cost of post-abortion care in Uganda
    Michael Vlassoff
    Senior Research Associate, Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY, USA E mail
    Health Policy Plan 29:56-66. 2014
    ..Investing more resources in family planning programmes to prevent unwanted and mistimed pregnancies would help reduce health systems costs. ..
  33. pmc Sexual behavior, knowledge and information sources of very young adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries
    Akinrinola Bankole
    The Guttmacher Institute, New York, New York, United States
    Afr J Reprod Health 11:28-43. 2007
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  34. ncbi request reprint Vaccine for cervical cancer: reaching adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa
    Ann Biddlecom
    Research Division, Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Lancet 367:1299-300. 2006
  35. doi request reprint Mens' attitudes about abortion in Uganda
    Ann M Moore
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    J Biosoc Sci 43:31-45. 2011
    ..Barriers to involving men in abortion decision-making endanger women's health and possibly their lives...
  36. ncbi request reprint A, B and C in Uganda: the roles of abstinence, monogamy and condom use in HIV decline
    Susheela Singh
    Reprod Health Matters 12:129-31. 2004
    ..Here we reprint the chapter on "Implications" from the AGI report, a commentary on the lessons that can and cannot be taken from the data, published in a 2003 Guttmacher Report on Public Policy...

Research Grants1

  1. Building Partnerships to Reduce Youth HIV Risk in Africa
    Akinrinola Bankole; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The expanded activities would also increase the potential of the Research Project to have an impact on policy and programs and to improve prevention of HIV among youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. ..