With that said, here's the chart:
The NCHS noted 119 induced abortion deaths for 1970 -- 10 legal, 109 illegal. (Spontaneous abortions are miscarriages.)
I have been able to document 13 deaths -- all from legal abortions in 1970. This means the NCIS missed at least three deaths.
For more abortion deaths broken down by year, see this post. Or you can place them in the context of other abortion deaths in the 1970s, and the years surrounding the 1970s:
For more abortion deaths, visit the Cemetery of Choice:
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