Abortion surveillance annual summary 1973
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.

Search our Collections & Repository

All these words:

For very narrow results

This exact word or phrase:

When looking for a specific result

Any of these words:

Best used for discovery & interchangable words

None of these words:

Recommended to be used in conjunction with other fields



Publication Date Range:


Document Data


Document Type:






Clear All

Query Builder

Query box

Clear All

For additional assistance using the Custom Query please check out our Help Page

Filetype[PDF-13.92 MB]

Select the Download button to view the document
This document is over 5mb in size and cannot be previewed
  • English

  • Details:

    • Description:
      This report summarizes information received from state health departments, hospitals, and other pertinent sources. It is intended primarily for their use but also may be of interest to others with responsibilities for evaluating family planning programs or for planning abortion services. This report reflects the most current data available to CDC for the years 1969-1973 and updates previous Abortion Surveillance Reports.

      In 1973 615,831 legal abortions were reported to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and New York City. The national abortion ratio (number of abortions per 1,000 live births) increased from 180.1 in 1972 to 195.1 in 1973. Of the abortions reported in 1973, 25.2% were performed in states outside the woman's state of residence, compared with 43.8% in 1972.

      SUGGESTED CITATION: Center for Disease Control: Abortion Surveillance: . 1973, issued May 1975

    • Content Notes:
      I. Summary -- II. Introduction -- III. Reports from states -- IV. Aboortion related mortality -- V. Special studies -- Vi. Legal notes.
    • Document Type:
    • Place as Subject:
    • Main Document Checksum:
    • File Type:

    Supporting Files

    • No Additional Files

    More +

    You May Also Like

    Checkout today's featured content at stacks.cdc.gov