Geographic access to assisted reproductive technology health care in the United States: a population-based cross-sectional study

Geographic access to nearby assisted reproductive technology is absent for an estimated 18 million reproductive-age women and limited for an additional 7 million reproductive-age women in the United States.

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Volume 107, Issue 4, Pages 1023–1027


John A. Harris, M.D., M.Sc., John A. Harris, Marie N. Menke, M.D., M.P.H., Jessica K. Haefner, B.S., Michelle H. Moniz, M.D., M.Sc., Chithra R. Perumalswami, M.D., M.Sc.


Nearby geographic access to ART services is limited or absent for more than 25 million reproductive-age women (39.6% of the U.S. population) in the United States. This population estimate should spur continued policy and technological progress to increase access to ART services.

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Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders.