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January 27, 1969

Therapeutic Abortion

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus.

JAMA. 1969;207(4):713-715. doi:10.1001/jama.1969.03150170039007

From Jan 1, 1949, to Jan 1, 1966, there were 55,660 deliveries at Ohio State University Hospital. During this period there were 74 therapeutic abortions, an incidence of 1:752 deliveries or 1.3 abortions per 1,000 deliveries.