ABSTRACTTo describe the sociodemographic and reproductive characteristics of women with abortion complications in a tertiary hospital in the city of Recife. A cross-sectional study retrospectively analyzed 569 medical records and found 122 with abortion complications in 2008 to 2010 at Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira. The frequency of abortion complications was 21.4%. The majority of women were between 20 and 35 years old, had eight or more years of schooling, were from Recife and the M…
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