ERIC Number: ED065305
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
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Family Planning Evaluation. Abortion Surveillance Report--Legal Abortions, United States, April-June 1971.
Center for Disease Control (DHEW/PHS), Atlanta, GA.
This report summarizes information received from collaborators in state health departments, hospitals, and other pertinent sources regarding abortions reported to the Center for Disease Control for the April-June quarter of 1971. Data in tabular and narrative form are given for abortion ratios by state, reported abortions by menstrual weeks of gestation, cumulative percent distribution of abortions by gestation period, procedures used to perform abortions, and distribution of legal abortions by age. The status of abortion laws in 50 states and the District of Columbia as of July 1, 1971 is compiled by categories accompanied by specific notes for changes occurring in the laws of two jurisdictions, the District of Columbia and Wisconsin. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: Center for Disease Control (DHEW/PHS), Atlanta, GA.