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December 2014

Study of Over 50,000 Abortion Patients Finds Low Complication Rate

RH Reality Check
Researchers who studied more than 50,000 California Medicaid patients who obtained legal abortion care in the state concluded that “major complications” after legal abortion care are extremely rare, and that overall, legal abortion care has a “very low complication rate.”

New 'No Duh' Study Shows That Abortion Complications are Really, Really Rate

Feministing
UCSF researchers have released the most comprehensive study to date on complications after abortion.

Abortion complication rates are 'very low,' study says

UPI
The major complication rate of abortion procedures are "rare," less than that of a colonoscopy, researchers at a university in California say.

Major complications after abortion are extremely rare, study shows​

EurekAlert
In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at UC San Francisco have concluded that major complications are rare, occurring less than a quarter of a percent of the time, about the same frequency as colonoscopies.

Large Study Confirms That Abortion Is Extremely Safe

Think Progress

Major complications stemming from abortion are extremely rare, occurring in less than a quarter of a percent of cases, according to one of the nation’s most comprehensive studies to date into the s

New Study Proves, Yet Again, That Abortion Is Extremely Safe

Jezebel

A new study has affirmed yet again that abortions in the United States are extremely safe, with major complications happening in less than one quarter of one percent of the cases studied.

New Study Shows Just How Safe Abortions Really Are

Elle
Last Friday, the journal Obsetrics & Gynecology published a study that could be one of the most important pieces of research concerning abortion, ever.

Abortion Complication Rates Are ‘Lower Than That For Wisdom Tooth Extraction’, Study Says

Time Online

People who get abortions are less likely to have complications than people who have their wisdom teeth removed, finds a new study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Major complications after abortion are extremely rare, study shows​

Science Codex
In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at UC San Francisco have concluded that major complications are rare, occurring less than a quarter of a percent of the time, about the same frequency as colonoscopies.

Major complications after abortion are extremely rare, study shows​

Medical Xpress
In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at UC San Francisco have concluded that major complications are rare, occurring less than a quarter of a percent of the time, about the same frequency as colonoscopies.