women's health

Quantifying the impact of targeted regulation of abortion provider laws on US abortion rates: a multi-state assessment

OBJECTIVES: In this paper, we estimate the average effect of two common TRAP (targeted regulation of abortion providers) laws on abortion rates using a novel longitudinal database of state-level policy shifts. STUDY DESIGN: We merged several sources …

Constructing a longitudinal database of targeted regulation of abortion providers laws

OBJECTIVE: To build a longitudinal state-level database on targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP) laws. DATA SOURCES: Primary sources included state websites, Lexis Nexis Quicklaw, and WestlawNext. We used a range of secondary sources to …

Assessing the impact of TRAP laws on abortion and women's health in the USA: a systematic review

INTRODUCTION: Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) laws impose extensive and sometimes costly requirements on abortion providers and facilities, potentially leading to barriers to care. Understanding the impact of these laws is important …