Abortions Continue to Decrease in ArizonaBy Dave Andrusko
NRL News Today - February 13, 2017
The good news continues in Arizona as the number of abortions in 2015 continued a downward trend that began in 2011.
The Arizona Department of Health Services reported that for the 2015 reporting year, the total number of abortions dropped to 12,655 from 12,900 performed in 2014.
The 2015 figure is down from 13,606 abortions in 2011.
Likewise the abortion rate dropped from 10.7/1,000 women of child-bearing age in 2011 to 9.5/1,000 women of child-bearing age (15-44) in 2015.
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