The Guttmacher Institute studies trends in abortion service provision and patient demographics at the state and national level. By providing crucial data and policy analysis on the characteristics of women seeking abortions, the Institute strives to paint a more comprehensive picture of met and unmet reproductive health needs in the United States, especially among disadvantaged groups.
U.S. Abortion Patients
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Behind virtually every abortion is an unintended pregnancy. And because women of color are much more likely to experience unintended pregnancies than any other group, they are also more likely to seek and obtain abortions than any other group