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Table 2 Frequency of reasons for not permitted cases

From: Therapeutic abortion in Iran: an epidemiologic study of legal abortion in 2 years

Reasons Fetal
N (%)
Maternal
N (%)
Non-fetal\non-maternal
N (%)
Total
N (%)
Lack of enough supplementary documents to prove fetal anomaly/maternal disease 722 (20.2) 849 (57.6) 702 (87.8) 2275 (38.8)
No compliance with defined criteria 1354 (37.8) 569 (38.6) 64 (8) 1987 (33.9)
GA above 19 weeks 1457 (40.7) 43 (2.9) 9 (1.1) 1509 (25.8)
Intrauterine fetal death 47 (1.2) 5 (0.3) 8 (1.1) 60 (1)
Not approved pregnancy 7 (0.1) 8 (0.6) 16 (2) 31 (0.5)
Total 3579 (100) 1474 (100) 799 (100) 5860 (100)
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