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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Office of Women's Health
1000 S. Fremont Ave.
Building A-9 East, Unit #105
Alhambra, CA 91803
Phone: (626) 293-2600
Email: owh@ph.lacounty.gov
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Abortion is a Public Health Issue: Achieving Access and Equity
OWH Abortion Report
A Publication of the LACDPH Office of Women’s Health
Decades of evidence demonstrate that full-spectrum reproductive health care, including abortion, empowers people to make reproductive choices that are best for them, their families, and their futures; supports social and economic well-being; and prevents morbidity and mortality, especially among the most vulnerable members of our communities. In this report on abortion as a public health issue, the Office of Women’s Health describes why access to abortion is critical to health equity, reviews health policy around abortion, and recommends steps to address abortion and reproductive health equity in LA County.

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Abortion is a Public Health Issue
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The right to abortion is under attack in the U.S.
Access to abortion is essential for health equity. This infographic includes facts about abortion in the U.S., discusses imminent threats to abortion access, and outlines why we need to maintain and expand access to safe, legal abortion.

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The Impact of Suicide and Suicide Attempts Among Women and Girls in Los Angeles County
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Deaths from suicide are only one piece of the true impact of suicide.
3. This data brief, from the Office of Women's Health and Office of Violence Prevention, discusses rates of suicide and self-directed violence among women and girls in Los Angeles County, as well as suicide prevention.

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Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Data Sources
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Poster Presented at the 2019 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
3. Rates of domestic violence are difficult to quantify because DV is often hidden and stigmatized. This poster provides an overview of domestic violence data sources and how multiple sources must be used to estimate prevalence.

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The Time is Now: Our Bodies. Our Health. Our Communities.
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Women and Health Equity Conference, September 2019
This multi-sector conference focused on reproductive health and rights, and included speakers from California Black Women's Health Project, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, Essential Access Health, National Health Law Program, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice, First 5 LA, March of Dimes, Los Angeles County Women and Girls Initiative, and the LA County Department of Public Health.

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Women's Health Data Report
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Women's Health Indicators - Enhanced Report
This update of the original report includes enhanced data and features for selected indicators.
Click here to access more information about the enhanced report, or download directly.

Women's Health Indicators - January 2017

"Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County: Highlighting Disparities by Ethnicity and Poverty Level - 2017"



Women's Health LA Data Briefs
Education Data Brief December 2018

The Impact of Education on Women's Health
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Women’s Health Data Report Infographics
Infograph.LifeExpect December 2018

Life Expectancy Among LA County Women
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