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One in four women who had abortion in 2016 used hormonal or long acting contraception, show figures

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3337 (Published 10 July 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3337
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

A quarter of the women who had an abortion at British Pregnancy Advisory Service clinics in 2016 were using hormonal or long acting, reversible contraception when they sought treatment, the service’s latest figures show.

The data for 60 592 women who had an abortion at any …

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