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Estimated travel time, access to abortion facilities before, after Dobbs v Jackson women’s health decision


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JAMA Network

About The Study: In this analysis, estimated travel time to abortion facilities in the U.S. was significantly greater in the post-Dobbs period after accounting for the closure of abortion facilities in states with total or 6-week abortion bans compared with the pre-Dobbs period, during which all facilities providing abortions in 2021 were considered active.

Authors: Yulin Hswen, Sc.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, is the corresponding author.

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