U.S Abortions Dipped by 5 Percent

by Savitha C Muppala on  November 24, 2012 at 12:24 AM Women Health News
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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

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.

"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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