Roe V. Wade and American Fertility

@inproceedings{Levine1999RoeVW,
  title={Roe V. Wade and American Fertility},
  author={P B Levine and Douglas O. Staiger and Thomas J. Kane and David J. Zimmerman},
  booktitle={American journal of public health},
  year={1999}
}
OBJECTIVES This article examines the effect of abortion legalization on fertility rates in the United States. METHODS Fertility rates were compared over time between states that varied in the timing of abortion legalization. RESULTS States legalizing abortion experienced a 4% decline in fertility relative to states where the legal status of abortion was unchanged. The relative reductions in births to teens, women more than 35 years of age, non-White women, and unmarried women were… 

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