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This is likely skewed and inaccurate. It makes assumptions based on questionnaires response average rate and extrapolates it to the whole population. Here are just three reasons why this is wrong: Just because there are a number of abortions compared to a population of women doesn't adequately explain the percentage of women who've had abortions. There are ...


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TL/DR: Rikelson's actual claim is supported by a 2017 estimate. The quoted claim is slightly different. Population Group Abortion Rates and Lifetime Incidence of Abortion: United States, 2008–2014 was published in 2017, but was based on 2008-2014 data (so these figures are around a decade old). They used survey data from around 8,380 women who had had ...


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