Analysis

Chart: U.S. abortion rate highest among non-religious, lowest with evangelicals


The abortion rate is calculated by taking the unintended pregnancy rate (incidences of unintended pregnancy per 1000 women aged 15-44 years) times the percentage of unintended pregnancies that end in abortion.

Data source:
Unintended pregnancy in the United States: incidence and disparities, 2006
Received 22 July 2011; accepted 28 July 2011. published online 25 August 2011.
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