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Correction See correction
An error occurred in Conceptions statistics, England and Wales 2016 and Quarterly conceptions to women under 18 years, England and Wales 2016. During the compilation of the Department for Health and Social Care’s 2017 Abortion Statistics publication it was found that around 3,000 abortions (1.5% of the total) were missing from the official figures. These abortion figures were used for the production of 2016 conceptions statistics. We have corrected this error. You can see all previous versions of this data on the previous versions page. We apologise for any inconvenience.
|27 February 2019 15:49