Iraq women's health

Key messages for primary care practitioners


Key Facts

Reproductive health indicators

  • In Iraq the lifetime average number of children per women is 4 compared with 2 in the UK.
  • 49.8% of women of reproductive age report using (or a partner using) a contraceptive method compared with 82% in the UK.
  • No data are available on mammography screening rates or cervical cancer screening rates.

Female genital mutilation

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