* To study the obstetric profile of women seeking abortion in different age groups.
Data was collected using a pre-structured questionnaire which included questions regarding the obstetric profile, awareness of contraceptives and reasons for not using any methods of contraception.
The obstetric profile of these women showed that a majority 175 (68.1%) were having two or more living children, 53 (20.6%) had one living child only, while 29 (11.3%) had no children or were primi gravida (Table II).
Pre-structured questionnaire was used to collect data of obstetric profile of mother, birth history of neonate, referral details in case of outborn baby, etc., information was gathered preferable from the mother or from the adult attendant.
Obstetric profile of the mothers of admitted neonates showed that 65 (21.67%) mothers were Gravida 3 or more and 97 (32.33%) had preterm delivery.