It's more like 25-30 % chance of death in pregnancy, for the fetus. And not all abortions are successful, some fetuses continue growing in the womb, a few of these are allowed to continue to full term, so it's not 100%.
Death for the mother due to pregnancies is another thing. On the world congress "Women Deliver" in London in 2007, scientists from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden presented figures* showing that more than 500 000 women die each years in complications in connection with pregnancy and childbirth, 99% of these deaths occur in developing countries. 3 million children also die as a result of these complications. The largest contributing factor to this is the poor quality in medical care for these women.
3,5 million people (and yes, these are people, not fetuses) die due to lack of basic medical care. That is cause for a very serious "Hmmmm..."
* Here's a link: http://ki.se/ki/jsp/polopoly.jsp;jsessionid=aG-DQkCaYJS4TV6cnD?l=en&d=2637&a=41560&newsdep=2637