Incidence of abortion

@article{Diggory1989IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of abortion},
  author={P. L. C. Diggory},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  year={1989},
  volume={299},
  pages={517 - 517}
}
  • P. Diggory
  • Published 19 August 1989
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
Abortions occurred in 12 counties in 2013. Mecklenburg County had the highest total number of abortions with 7,291 occurring in 2013. 1 The table below indicates the five counties with the most abortions in 2013. 1:6 Ratio of abortions to live births among NC residents4 14.2% of resident pregnancies ended in abortion in 2013. This number has decreased each year since 2010, when 17.3% of reported pregnancies ended in abortion.5 National Statistics 
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