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Definition: Abortion

Demography

Induced expulsion of the foetus during the first part of a pregnancy, permitted by the law for health or other reasons. <a href="">http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/statmanuals/files/KS-CC-03-005-EN.pdf</a>
Source:
Eurostat, "Demographic statistics: Definitions and methods of collection in 31 European countries (2003 Edition)", Luxembourg, 2003
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