Table 2: Regression coefficients of abortion cost variables on abortion demand.

Restrictive abortion lawDependent variable
Abortion ratio Abortion rate

Abortion price−1.595 (2.23)** −.142 (2.85)***
No medicaid funding−121.591 (1.91)*−10.731 (2.18)**
Parental involvement law−145.983 (2.73)***−10.179 (2.44)**
Mandatory counseling law41.227 (.92) 1.187 (.32)
Two-visit law−73.466 (1.42) −3.378 (.85)

.78.67

Absolute value of -statistics in parentheses; * , ** , *** . Abortion ratio is the number of abortions of unintended pregnancies per 1000 unintended pregnancies. Abortion rate is the number of abortions of unintended pregnancies per 1000 women of childbearing ages 15–44 years.