Dr. Krista Perreira, Professor of Social Medicine, recently published an article in the American Journal of Public Health on perceived access to abortion among women in the United States.  Perreira and her colleagues at the Urban Institute find that 27.6% of women aged 18-44 in U.S. households believed that access to medical abortion was difficult and 30.1% believed that access to surgical abortion was difficult. State policies restricting abortion access were associated with perceptions of reduced access to both medical and surgical abortions among women of reproductive age.