Monday numbers: A look at abortion, family planning on Roe v. Wade anniversary

Monday numbers: A look at abortion, family planning on Roe v. Wade anniversary

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The following information is gathered from the Guttmacher Institute:

90% — North Carolina counties in 2014 that had no clinics that provided abortions

53% — of North Carolina women who lived in those counties in 2014

72 hours — the amount of a time a woman in North Carolina must wait after state-directed counseling before getting an abortion

20 weeks — the amount of time a woman in the state has to get an abortion unless her life or health is endangered

3% — increase in the abortion rate in North Carolina between 2011 and 2014

3.2% — percent of all abortions in the U.S. represented by North Carolina

667,910 — North Carolina women aged 13-44 who were in need of publicly funded family planning services in 2014

133,310 — female contraceptive clients in 2014 served by publicly supported family planning centers

20% — proportion of the needs met in North Carolina for contraceptive services and supplies

26% — proportion of the needs met across the U.S. for contraceptive services and supplies

$79.2 million — public expenditures for family planning client services in North Carolina in 2010

$32.5 million — amount of those funds that came from Medicaid

$7.8 million — amount of those funds that came through Title X

$30.5 million — contributions to those funds from the state

32,300 — unintended pregnancies averted by publicly funded family planning centers in the state in 2014

15,700 — number of unplanned births that would have resulted without those centers

11,600 — number of abortions that would have resulted without those centers

$232.1 million — money saved by state and federal governments in 2010 from publicly funded family planning services provided by safety-net health centers in North Carolina