Indiana Abortion Rate Declines 12% since 2011

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July 18, 2014

Abortion rates in Indiana continue to decline, as there were 1,000 fewer recorded abortions in 2013 than in 2011. “A recent report by the State Department of Health says 1,000 fewer Indiana women had abortions in 2013 than in 2011,” the Associated Press reports. “That’s a drop of about 12 percent in two years. Compared with 2008, the drop is even steeper–slightly more than one-fourth.” The falling rates in Indiana reflect the rates nationwide, which, according to a recent Guttmacher Institute study, have fallen to the lowest level since 1973. Between 2008 and 2011, abortion rates fell 13 percent, the study found. The fall was a resumption of a downward trend that stalled between 2005 and 2008. The number of U.S. abortions dropped to 1.1 million between 2008 and 2011. But the number of abortion providers also fell. Providers fell 4 percent between 2008 and 2011. Additionally, abortion clinics were reduced by 1 percent. Some of the new requirements adopted in Indiana include a pregnant woman being given an ultrasound before an abortion–though a patient can choose whether or not to view it. Also a ban was placed on healthcare plans paying for abortions, with

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