Abortions Down Again In Kansas Last Year

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The number of reported abortions in Kansas last year dropped again last year - to the lowest point since 1987, according to new figures from the KDHE.

The agency said there were 7,479 procedures performed in 2013, down 1.6% from 2012. Reported abortions have fallen every year since 2006 when 11,271 were reported.

Nearly half, or 3,722, of the procedures were performed on out-of-state patients. Over 3,600 of them were on women from Missouri.

Four abortions were performed past the 22-week point. No partial birth abortions were reported.

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Posted by: Nick Viviani


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