How does economic status affect who has abortions?
Women living below the federal poverty line abort at a higher rate than women living above the poverty line. The Guttmacher Institute reports that a single woman below the poverty line is six times more likely to abort than a woman who is not low-income.
Guttmacher Institute. “Characteristics of U.S. Abortion Patients in 2014 and Changes Since 2008.” May 2016. https://www.guttmacher.org/report/characteristics-us-abortion-patients-2014.