Survey on abortion complications

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists did a survey in late 1974 to which 486 specialists responded with:

1. Have you had to treat patients with complications following abortions:

Answer          Percent         Number of physicians answering

Yes              91                       443

No                9                        43

2. Was hospitalization necessary?

Yes              87                       423

No               13                        63

3. Was there any mortality?

Yes               6                        29

No               94                       457


Paul Ervin, Women Exploited, the other victims of abortion, (Huntington, IN and/or Thaxton, VA: Our Sunday Visitor, 1985) 88.

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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. She is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life.
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