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Reverse the direction of Causality

Does poverty lead to unintended pregnancies?

The poorest women are increasingly likely to face unintended pregnancies

Between 1994 and 2001, the rate of unintended pregnancy increased by 29% among U.S. women whose income was below the poverty line, while it decreased 20% among women with incomes at least twice the federal poverty level.

Source: L.B. Finer and S.K. Henshaw, Disparities in Rates of Unintended Pregnanacy in the United States, 1994 and 2001  http://www.guttmacher.org/media/nr/2006/05/04/index.html

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