Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 9th, 2003
The study, published January 15, 2003, by the Alan Guttmacher Institute, is one of the first to account for the number of abortions using mifepristone, or RU-486, since it became available in 2000. The study estimates that more than 37,000 abortions were performed using pills in the first 6 months of 2001.
The researchers noted the U.S. abortion rate continued to fall to its lowest rate since the 1970s - 21.3 abortions for every 1000 women aged 15-44. The number of providers...
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