2000 Iowa Termination of Pregnancy Report, May 1, 2002

(2002) 2000 Iowa Termination of Pregnancy Report, May 1, 2002. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

This report is a compilation of data on reported terminations of pregnancy in Iowa. These are terminations that actually occurred during the period from January 2000 through December 2000. The annual reporting of termination of pregnancy events is required by state legislation. With this legislative requirement, Iowa joins the other 49 states, the District of Columbia, and New York City in providing information that relates to issues of pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, live births, and fetal deaths (1). This information contributes to the ability of public health officials and policy makers to better understand these issues. The Iowa reporting system is a variation on the model published by the National Center for Health Statistics in 1987 (2). These guidelines described the criteria and expectations for reporting pregnancy information.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Termination of Pregnancy, State of Iowa, Iowa
Subjects: Health and medicine
State government
ID Code: 17710
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 04 Sep 2014 16:36
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2014 16:36
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/17710