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Travelling for Rights (TOR)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03258463
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 23, 2017
Last Update Posted : August 31, 2020
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of New Mexico

Brief Summary:
This will be a retrospective cohort study comparing women obtaining an abortion in New Mexico and living in Texas and women obtaining an abortion in New Mexico and living in New Mexico .

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Pregnancy Termination Other: Change in Texas Law

Detailed Description:
This will be a retrospective cohort study comparing women obtaining an abortion in New Mexico and living in Texas and women obtaining an abortion in New Mexico and living in New Mexico in two different time periods (time period #1 is from January 1 2012-December 31 2012 and time period #2 is from May 1 2014-April 30 2015. Our exposure is a state in which a woman lives in (New Mexico or Texas). Our intervention is the change in Texan laws occurring from July 2013-January 2014.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 700 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Travelling for Rights
Actual Study Start Date : February 10, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 8, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : May 30, 2020

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Time Period 1
Women who obtained an abortion from January 1 2012-December 31 2012
Time Period 2
Women who obtained an abortion from May 1 2014-April 30 2015.
Other: Change in Texas Law
The change in Texan laws occurring from July 2013-January 2014




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Proportion of women from Texas travelling to NM, to obtain an abortion. [ Time Frame: 2012-2015 ]
    The primary objective of this study is to determine whether the proportion of Texan women obtaining an induced abortion in New Mexico increased between time period #1 and time period #2.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Charts of women obtaining an induced abortion.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women obtaining an induced abortion at one of the following clinics:

University of New Mexico's Center for Reproductive Health (UNM CRH), Planned Parenthood - Albuquerque Surgical Center or Southwestern Women's Options.

  • Women residing in Texas or New Mexico. -Women obtaining an induced abortion between January 1 2012-

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No chart available for data extraction
  • Gestational age at time of abortion initiation ≥ 24 weeks gestation as determined by ultrasound imaging.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03258463


Locations
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United States, New Mexico
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87131
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of New Mexico
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Eve Epsey, MD, MPH University of New Mexico
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Responsible Party: University of New Mexico
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03258463    
Other Study ID Numbers: 16-006
First Posted: August 23, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 31, 2020
Last Verified: August 2020

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No