Portland State University. Department of Social Work.
Date of Award
Master of Social Work (MSW)
1 online resource (55 pages)
Unmarried mothers -- Oregon, Abortion -- Oregon, University of Oregon. Medical School
This study was conducted at the University of Oregon Medical School located in Portland, Oregon. This school has performed many abortions since Oregon liberalized its abortion law in 1969. In Oregon in 1968 before the abortion law was changed there were 238 abortions performed, 35% of these were for women under the age of 19. During 1971 there were 6,997 abortions of these 2,625 were for girls of age 19 and younger.
Carter, Carol A., "A descriptive study of educational background, contraceptive knowledge, and choice of agency among selected girls 18 years old and under seeking an abortion at the University of Oregon Medical School" (1972). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 1561.