Therapeutic Abortion Summary
The Therapeutic Abortion Summary identifies all therapeutic abortions performed only in Ontario over a specified period. This includes those performed in hospitals, free-standing abortion clinics and private physician offices.
Hospital Therapeutic Abortions (TAs): Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), Clinic and Private Physicians' Office (PPO) TAs: Ontario Ministry of Health distributed by IntelliHealth Ontario
- Data are based on the client’s residence, not where the procedure was performed.
- The summary does not include therapeutic abortions performed out-of-province, which may include a large number of abortions, particularly those over 20 weeks gestation.
- Excludes the following, which are not captured in hospital and clinic data: incomplete procedures; pay direct patients; patients uninsured for any other reason; and medically/pharmacologically-induced abortions.
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