Supporting self-sourced medication abortion: Mixed method analysis of calls from a clinical support hotline in the US
Awarded 2023
Self-managed abortion, post-Dobbs
Jennifer Karlin, MD, PhD
University of California, Davis

This mixed-method study will qualitatively and quantitatively analyze calls from a US Hotline that, since 2019, has provided expert advice support to people in the US who are sourcing or managing an abortion on their own. We will evaluate frequency of texts and calls to the hotline by location of caller and conduct thematic analysis looking at longitudinal trends as they may relate to laws restricting abortion in the US before and one year after the Dobbs decision (from 11/2019-6/24/2023).