Abortion Mortality Rate: 33%

PDF Document Regarding Rates and Statistics: Abortion Mortality Rate

I. Abortion Mortality Rate

  1. Live Births Per Year[i]
  • Since 1973-2005, there has been a yearly average of 3.78 million live births per year in the United States.
  • The total number of live births from this period is approximately 121,000,000.[ii]
  1. Legally Induced Abortions[iii]
  • For the same period, there has been a yearly average of approximately 1.4 million induced abortions in the United States.
  • The total number of induced abortions for this period is approximately 43,347,150.
  1. Abortion Mortality Rate
  • The average yearly mortality rate between CDC induced abortion numbers and DHHS live birth numbers is approximately 30% (see table below). Also of note is the lack of several state’s abortion numbers, such as CA, from the CDC 1998-2005 numbers, thus producing a lower then real average.
  • The average yearly mortality rate between AGI induced abortion numbers and DHHS live birth numbers is approximately 36% (see table below).
  • The medium between a CDC calculated mortality rate and an AGI calculated mortality rate is approximately 33%.

II. Reasons for Induced Abortion[iv]

  1. RAPE OR INCEST: Abortions induced in response to a pregnancy produced via rape accounts for approximately <0.5% of total abortions.
  2. MOTHER’S HEALTH: Abortions induced in response to a threat against the mother’s health accounts for approximately 4% of total abortions.
  3. CHILD’S HEALTH: Abortions induced in response to a potential threat against the child’s health accounts for approximately 3% of total abortions.
  4. SOCIAL REASONS: Abortions induced in response to social reasons made by the mothers account for approximately 93% of total abortions.
  • Feels unready for child/responsibility 25%.
  • Feels she can’t afford baby 23%.
  • Has all the children she wants/Other family responsibilities 19%.

III. Other Mortality Rates

Omaha Beach (WW2)[v]

Allied Strength 43,250
Casualties 3,000
Mortality Rate 6.9%

Iwo Jima (WW2)[vi]

Allied Strength 70,000
Casualties 6,822
Wounded 19,217
Mortality Rate 9.75%

The American Civil War[vii]

  1. By far, the American Civil War boasts the highest mortality rate for any US military engagement. The Union side experienced a 23% death rate, while the Confederacy experienced a 24% death rate.

IV. Total Dead from US Military Engagement.

  1. War Dead[viii]
    1. Civil War: 618,000
    1. World War II: 405,000
    2. World War I: 112,000
    3. Vietnam War: 58,000
    4. Korean War: 54,000
    5. Mexican War: 13,000
    6. Revolution: 4,000
    7. Spanish-American War: 2,000
    8. War of 1812: 2,000
    9. Total US War Dead
    10. 1,268,000

V. Concluding Observations

  1. Abortion Mortality Rate
  2. The mortality rate of dying by abortion while in the mother’s womb between conception and birth is 33%. You have a 2 out of 3 chance to make it out without being aborted.
    1. We abort 1/3 of our pregnancies every year.
    2. You have a greater chance to survive any US military war then you do surviving your mother’s womb without being aborted.
    3. You have a greater chance to make it onto the beaches of Normandy doing D-Day then you do to make it out of your mother’s womb without being aborted.
    4. You have a greater chance to survive the landing and conquering of the WW2 island of Iwo Jima then you do surviving your mother’s womb without being aborted.
  3. Total Deaths
    1. The total number of US war dead is approximately 1.27 million.
    2. The total yearly average of abortions 1.4 million.
    3. We kill more babies and potential unique US citizens a year via abortion then the total number of  all Americans killed during all major US engagements.
  4. The Greatest Threat
    1. Abortion kills more human beings in a single year then every enemy we have ever faced in combat combined…

[i] Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics, web: http://www.dhhs.gov

 

[ii] Number excludes births and abortions during 1981.

[iii] Center for Disease Control, http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5511a1.htm, & Alan Guttmacher Institute Statistics

[iv] Lawrence Finer, et. al, “Reasons U.S. Women Have Abortions: Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives” Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Vol. 37 No. 3 (Sept., 2005) p. 110.

[v] Tamelander, M, Zetterling, N (2004), Avgörandes Ögonblick: Invasionen i Normandie. Norstedts Förlag, p. 295

[vi] Burrel, Robert. The Ghosts of Iwo Jima, 2006. Morison, Samuel Eliot (2002) [1960]. Victory in the Pacific, 1945. Voume 14 of History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

[vii] http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/historyonline/us20.cfm

[viii] http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/historyonline/us20.cfm

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