Abortion complication rates are 'very low,' study says

December 9, 2014 11:43 PM

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The report found 2.1 percent of abortions resulted in a complication, with 0.23 percent having a major complication like a blood transfusion or surgery that required hospitalization.

Scientists at the University of California San Francisco analyzed 54,911 abortions conducted from 2009-2010 as well as six weeks of followup services for each of the women.

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