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Death rate from abortion in the United States

Death rate from abortion in the United States

In 2005, the number of abortion-related deaths was very low; of a total of 820,151 legal abortions performed that year, only 7 deaths were reported –all of these being secondary to the abortion itself (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention : 2006 b. Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System)

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