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59%of women in low-income countries deliver their babies in a health facility, compared to 97% in upper-middle income countries
$3.00reduction in cost of maternal, newborn and abortion care for every $1 spent on contraceptive services beyond the current level
$1.7Bestimated total cost of postabortion care in LMICs
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Generally speaking, abortion rates are similar in countries where abortion is broadly legal and in those where it is restricted - underscoring that women seek abortion when experiencing unintended pregnancy, regardless of its legal status.