Abortion Resource Guide - Statistics

Resources in this section provide such information as trends, utilization rates, health indicators, and other measures pertaining to abortion.  Some sites offer national and state-level data.

The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI)

The Alan Guttmacher Institute is a nonprofit organization focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis, and public education. AGI publishes state and federal fact sheets on abortion, state and federal policies on abortion, and current research in their journal, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP)
www.arhp.org/roevwade/  Click on Abortion resource center

The ARHP provides information and education on reproductive health topics for health care providers and the public, including online brochures and guides, slide sets, and topical fact sheets.  The ARHP abortion resource center includes important information about legislation and advocacy on this topic and important facts about abortion in the US and abroad.

Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF)

Statistics about abortion including abortion rates, state and federal abortion laws, and unintended pregnancy information are available through the Kaiser Family Foundation, which has a dedicated women's health policy page (http://www.kff.org/womenshealth/repro.cfm).  These websites are updated frequently and provide both state and federal information.

National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA)
www.nfprha.org    Click on Sexual Health Information

This organization is dedicated to assuring access to voluntary, comprehensive family planning and reproductive health care services worldwide.  The site provides information on contraception methods for the public.


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Alicia Luchowski, MPH
Health Care for Underserved Women/ LARC Program

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188 | Mailing Address: PO Box 70620, Washington, DC 20024-9998