Delivery of Abortion Care in the United States

  • Jacqueline D. Forrest


Shortly after the United States Supreme Court in 1973 legalized abortion nationwide, Christopher Tietze collaborated with The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) in developing and fielding a survey of abortion providers to ascertain the number of abortions and the extent of service accessibility across the country. The AGI Abortion Provider Survey was conducted annually covering the periods 1973-1978 and biannually for years 1979-1982. The 1984-1985 Survey is currently in progress.


Abortion Rate Abortion Service Last Menstrual Period Hospital Facility United States Supreme 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacqueline D. Forrest
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  1. 1.The Alan Guttmacher InstituteNew YorkUSA

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