Examining Association Between Highly Restrictive State Abortion Policies, Abortion Rates

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This study looked at the association between restrictive abortion laws in 18 states and state abortion rates from 2000 to 2014.

Authors: Benjamin P. Brown, M.D., M.S., of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.24610)

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