However, she will most likely not have an abortion for one of three reasons:
CDC began abortion surveillance in to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions. This report summarizes and describes data reported to CDC regarding legal induced abortions obtained in the United States in For each year sinceCDC has compiled abortion data by state or area of occurrence.
Duringdata were received from or estimated for 52 reporting areas in the United States: In andCDC compiled abortion data from 48 reporting areas.
Alaska, California, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma did not report, and data for these areas were not estimated. InOklahoma again reported these data, increasing the number of reporting areas to A total oflegal induced abortions were reported to CDC for from 49 reporting areas, representing a 0. The abortion ratio, defined as the number of abortions per 1, live births, was in for the same 48 reporting areas ascompared with reported for This represents a 3.
The abortion rate for the same 48 reporting areas as was 16 per 1, women aged years for This was also a 3. Few abortions were performed after 15 weeks of gestation; 4. A total of 31 reporting areas submitted data stating that they performed medical nonsurgical procedures, making up 1.
In and the most recent years for which data are available14 women died as a result of complications from known legal induced abortion. Ten of these deaths occurred in and four occurred in ; no deaths were associated with known illegal abortion. From throughthe number of legal induced abortions gradually declined.
In andthe number of abortions continued to decrease when comparing the same 48 reporting areas. Ineven with one additional reporting state, the number of abortions declined slightly.
Abortion surveillance in the United States continues to provide data necessary for examining trends in numbers and characteristics of women who obtain legal induced abortions and for increasing understanding of one additional aspect of the spectrum of pregnancy outcomes.
Policy makers and program planners need these data to improve the health and well-being of women and infants. Introduction CDC began conducting abortion surveillance in to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions and to monitor one outcome of unintended pregnancies.
Legal induced abortion was defined as a procedure, performed by a licensed physician or someone acting under the supervision of a licensed physician, that was intended to terminate a suspected or known intrauterine pregnancy and to produce a nonviable fetus at any gestational age 1,2.Stories, pictures and tributes to life.
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When a female character has an unexpected and/or unwanted pregnancy, someone may allude to . 1 Research Paper ENG /Dr. Powers 27 Mar 99 TEEN ABORTION It is ironic that, while a teenage girl must obtain parental consent for such a minor procedure as having her ears pierced, for her to lay her life on the line (as well as that of her unborn child) and obtain an abortion, no parental notification is required.
On this page, you’ll find information and resources for those who are seeking help after abortion. If you are currently pregnant and considering an abortion, you can find pregnancy help here..
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