What the data says about abortion in the U.S.
Aspiration Versus Medication Abortion
According to the Pew Research Center’s reporting on data from the CDC, in 2019, 56% of abortions in clinical settings were surgical abortions, while 44% were medication abortions. However, preliminary data from the Guttmacher Institute indicates that in 2020, there were more medication abortions than surgical abortions. Diamant, Jeff, Mohamed, Besheer. “What the data says about abortion in the U.S.”. Pew Research Center, 24 June 2022, https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2022/06/24/what-the-data-says-about-abortion-in-the-u-s-2/
According to the University of California San Francisco, abortion procedures are successful and do not require a repeat procedure or medical intervention 98% of the time. University of California San Francisco, “Aspiration Versus Medication Abortion ”UCSF Health, https://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/medical-versus-surgical-abortion.