Republic of Korea women's health
Key messages for primary care practitioners
Reproductive health indicators
- In Republic of Korea the lifetime average number of children per women is 1 compared with 2 in the UK.
- No data are available on contraceptive use in this country.
- 65% of women aged 50–69 years have undergone a breast examination or mammography compared to 75% in the UK and 59% of women aged 20–69 years have undergone cervical cancer screening compared to 70% in the UK.