Increase in teenage abortions in Scotland

    The number of teenage abortions in Scotland has risen by 10 per
    cent between 1999 and 2000. In 1999, 251 women under 16 years of
    age had abortions compared with 274 in 2000. Overall the total
    number of abortions decreased by 1 per cent to 11,966 with the most
    common age range being 20 to 24 years.

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