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This study is a randomized controlled trial designed to measure abortion stigma related to the Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act. Women seeking abortion will be randomized to receive the validated Individual Level Abortion Stigma Scale either before or after consent via the Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act language. The primary outcome will be the stigma scores in the two groups.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Pennsylvania State Abortion Consent
Penn Family Planning and Pregnancy Loss Center
University of Pennsylvania
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-02-03T17:53:23-0500
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