Women most likely to get abortions are poor, never married, have some college
About two-fifths of abortions are performed on women whose income is below the poverty line. Two-fifths have some college education, and two-fifths report affiliations with a Protestant denomination. Nearly one-half have never been married.
Share of abortions in 2008, by women’s various characteristics
Source: Guttmacher Institute, 2010.