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U.S Abortions Dipped by 5 Percent

by Savitha C Muppala on  November 24, 2012 at 12:24 AM Women Health News   - G J E 4
Data from 43 states and two cities in the U.S has shown that abortions dipped by 5 percent during the recession.

Experts feel it is because women appeared to be more cautious about birth control during difficult times.
 U.S Abortions Dipped by 5 Percent
U.S Abortions Dipped by 5 Percent
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According to some experts, affordability is a big issue among women and many were simply careful to avoid costly mistakes of pregnancy during tough times.

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"They stick to straight and narrow ... and they are more careful about birth control," said Elizabeth Ananat, a Duke University assistant professor of public policy and economics.

The researchers revealed that abortions per 1,000 women of child-bearing age dropped from about 16 in 2008 to nearly 15 in 2009. That means nearly 38,000 fewer abortions in one year.



Source: Medindia
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