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Mississippi Abortion Facts

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 AGI or the CDC.

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STATE-LEVEL DATA

Total Abortions (2015): 2,613

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports that 2,613 abortions took place in Mississippi during 2015.

Total Abortions (2014): 2,303

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports that 2,303 abortions took place in Mississippi during 2014.

SOURCE: Mississippi State Department of Health


CDC DATA

Total Abortions (2013): 2,170

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 2,170 abortions took place in Mississippi during 2013. The table below compares Mississippi abortion totals by year.

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
2,170 2,176 2,224 2,297 2,438 2,772 2,932 2,949 3,041 3,500
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
2,170 2,176 2,224 2,297 2,438
2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
2,772 2,932 2,949 3,041 3,500

Abortion Percentage (2013): 5.3%

In 2013, 5.3% of pregnancies in Mississippi 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 Mississippi abortion percentages by year.

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Mississippi 5.3% 5% 5% 5% 5% 6% 6% 6% 7% 8%
United States* 16.7% 17% 18% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Mississippi 5.3% 5% 5% 5% 5%
United States* 16.7% 17% 18% 19% 19%
2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Mississippi 6% 6% 6% 7% 8%
United States* 19% 19% 19% 19% 19%

Out-of-State Abortion Percentage (2013): 2.5%

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 2.5% of the abortions that took place in Mississippi were performed on out-of-state residents.

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

SOURCE: Abortion Surveillance --- United States, 2013


GUTTMACHER DATA

Total Abortions (2014): 2,290

The Guttmacher Institute reports that 2,290 abortions took place in Mississippi during 2014. In 2011, there were 2,220 abortions reported—compared with 2,770 in 2008 and 3,090 in 2005.

Abortion Rate* (2014): 3.8

The Guttmacher Institute reports that the 2014 abortion rate for Mississippi was 3.8. In 2011, the abortion rate in Mississippi was 3.7. It was 4.6 in 2008, 4.9 in 2005, and 6.0 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 Pregnancies Ending in Abortion (2011): 4%

In 2011, 50,300 women in Mississippi became pregnant. 79% of these pregnancies resulted in live births and 4% in induced abortions. The remaining pregnancies ended in miscarriage.

Percentage of All U.S. Abortions (2014): 0.2%

In 2014, 0.2% of all U.S. abortions occurred in Mississippi.

Facilities That Perform Abortions (2011): 2

In 2011, the Guttmacher Institute reports that there were 2 abortion providers in Mississippi. There were 2 providers in 2008, 2 providers in 2005, and 4 providers in 2000.

State Abortion Restrictions (2016):

  • Abortion would be banned if Roe v. Wade were to be overturned.
  • A woman must receive state-directed counseling about abortion and then wait 24 hours before the abortion takes place.
  • Health plans offered in the state’s health exchange can only cover abortion in cases of life endangerment, rape or incest.
  • Public health insurance can only cover abortion in cases of life endangerment, rape, incest, or fetal abnormality.
  • 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.
  • A woman must undergo an ultrasound before obtaining an abortion and must be given the option to view the image. 
  • An abortion cannot be performed at or after 20 weeks postfertilization (22 weeks after the woman’s last menstrual period) unless the woman’s life is endangered or her physical health is severely compromised.

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

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