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Abortion Statistics

09/29/2000

Question:

How many abortions are made each year?

Answer:

The most recent information I ws able to find was for the year 1996. It lists induced abortions as 1,366,000. This information was found in National Vital Statistics Reports, Volume 47, #29, page 7, 12/15/99.

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Response by:

Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati