1975 National Survey of Physicians' Attitudes Toward Abortion
Investigators: Leonard LoSciuto

The survey used a national probability sampling frame and includes 1,452 personal interviews with physicians and osteopaths stratified by four physician specialty types: obstetrician-gynecologists, psychiatrists, generalists, and physicians in other specialties. The probability of PSU selection was also taken into account. The questionnaire included queries on the justifications for abortion, opinions on effects of the 1973 Supreme Court abortion decision, practices regarding abortion in 1972 and currently, perceived influences on attitudes, and various details of background, training, and demographic variables.

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