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Technical Resources For Reporting Induced Termination of Pregnancy

Naphsis, with technical assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) created a technical resource document for reporting induced terminations of pregnancy (ITOP). The document contains a sample ITOP form with standardized definitions regarding ITOP terminology. The goal of this document is to help improve the quality of the data collected by increasing uniformity within and among jurisdictions. It may be used as a technical resource for jurisdictions’ ITOP reporting forms.

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