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Missouri Abortion Statistics

State abortion statistics from the leading public and private sources.

Collective state abortion statistics are gathered privately by the Guttmacher Institute and federally by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Because of reporting lag, their most recent data is generally 2-3 years old. In most cases, state-level abortion facts are more current than the numbers reported by Guttmacher or the CDC. Guttmacher’s abortion statistics are estimates built on surveys of all known and suspected abortion providers. For 2014, 58% of queried providers responded to their information request. Abortion totals were estimated for the 42% of abortion providers who did not respond.

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STATE-LEVEL DATA

Total Abortions (2016): 4,562

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports that 4,562 abortions took place in Missouri during 2016. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Missouri residents in other states.

Total Abortions (2015): 4,765

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports that 4,765 abortions took place in Missouri during 2015. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Missouri residents in other states.

SOURCE: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services


CDC DATA

Total Abortions (2014): 5,060

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 5,060 abortions took place in Missouri during 2014. This number includes abortions performed on out-of-state residents but does not include abortions performed on Missouri residents in other states. The table below compares Missouri abortion totals by year.

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
5,060 5,416 5,624 5,772 6,163 6,881 7,413 7,324 7,556 7,977
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
5,060 5,416 5,624 5,772 6,163
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
6,881 7,413 7,324 7,556 7,977

Abortion Percentage (2014): 6.3%

In 2014, 6.3% of pregnancies in Missouri ended in abortion. This number does not take into account miscarriages. It was arrived at by dividing the state abortion ratio by the sum of the abortion ratio plus 1,000. The abortion ratio is the number of abortions that occurred per 1,000 lives births. The table below compares Missouri abortion percentages by year.

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Missouri 6.3% 6.7% 7% 7% 7% 8% 8% 8% 9% 9%
United States* 15.7% 16.7% 17% 18% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Missouri 6.3% 6.7% 7% 7% 7%
United States* 15.7% 16.7% 17% 18% 19%
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Missouri 8% 8% 8% 9% 9%
United States* 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%

Out-of-State Abortion Percentage (2014): 8.8%

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 8.8% of the abortions that took place in Missouri were performed on out-of-state residents.

*U.S. averages are limited to reporting districts.

SOURCE: Abortion Surveillance --- United States, 2014


GUTTMACHER DATA

Estimated Total Abortions (2014): 5,130

The Guttmacher Institute estimates that approximately 5,130 abortions took place in Missouri during 2014. In 2011, an estimated 5,820 abortions occured—compared with an estimated 7,440 in 2008 and 8,400 in 2005.

Estimated Abortion Percentage (2014): 6%

In 2014, an estimated 6% of pregnancies in Missouri ended in abortion. This number does not take into account miscarriages. It was arrived at by dividing Guttmacher's abortion estimate by the sum total of live births (75,360)—as reported by the CDC—and estimated abortions.

Estimated Abortion Rate* (2014): 4.4

The Guttmacher Institute estimates that the 2014 abortion rate for Missouri was 4.4. In 2011, the abortion rate in Missouri was 5. It was 6.3 in 2008, 6.9 in 2005, and 6.6 in 2000. The 2014 abortion rate across the entire United States was 14.6.

*The abortion rate is the number of abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-44 years.

Percentage of All U.S. Abortions (2014): 0.6%

In 2014, approximately 0.6% of all U.S. abortions occurred in Missouri.

Facilities That Perform Abortions (2014): 2

In 2014, the Guttmacher Institute reports that there were 2 abortion providers in Missouri. There were 5 providers in 2011, 6 providers in 2008, 7 providers in 2005, and 6 providers in 2000.

State Abortion Restrictions (2016):

  • A woman must receive state-directed counseling about abortion and then wait 72 hours before the abortion takes place.
  • Public and private health insurance can only cover abortion in cases of life endangerment—unless an optional rider is purchased.
  • Health plans offered in the state’s health exchange can only cover abortion in cases of life endangerment.
  • The use of telemedicine for the performance of medication abortion is prohibited.
  • The parent of a minor must consent before an abortion can take place.
  • Public funding is available for abortion only in cases of life endangerment, rape or incest.

SOURCE: https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/state-facts-about-abortion-missouri

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