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Reported abortions continue to decline in Kansas


Reported abortions continue to decline in Kansas
Wichita Eagle

There were 164 fewer abortions reported during 2016 in Kansas than in 2015, according to a preliminary report from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.The 6,810 abortions reported in 2016 is consistent with a trend of decreasing abortions in the state going back to 2006, when there were 11,271 reported abortions.âNumbers do ebb and flow, and thatâs because of many factors,â Julie Burkhart, founder and CEO of Trust Women Foundation and Trust Women South Wind Womenâs Center clinics in Wichita and Oklahoma City, said in an e-mailed statement.

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