Jul 07, 2017 · Among adults under age 30, 70% say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, as do nearly two-thirds of adults in their 30s and 40s (64%). More than half of those in their 50s and early 60s (54%) and those ages 65 and older (55%) say the same.
[5,6] Yet, abortion is very safe; fewer than 0.05 percent of abortion patients experience major complications. • Twenty-seven states require a waiting period before abortions, with fourteen of these having waiting periods long enough for a woman to have to make two separate trips to the clinic to receive the procedure..
May 31, 2017 · In 2008 the teen abortion rate was 17.8 abortions per 1,000 women, the lowest rate since abortion was legalized. Abortion rates for teens peaked in 1988 at 43.5 per thousand; compared with the 2008 rate, that represents a decline of 59%.
Rates of adolescent pregnancy, birth and abortion in the United States continued to decline and reached historic lows in 2013, according to a new statistical report from the Guttmacher Institute. In 2013, about 448,000 women aged 15–19 became pregnant, for .