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                                 INDUCED ABORTIONS, PROCEDURE BY WEEKS OF GESTATION
                                               ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1998


                                      TOTAL      <7    7-8     9-10   11-12    13-15   16-20    21+  UNKNOWN

        TOTAL                         5,675     666   1,872   1,280     595     322     243      8    689

        SUCTION CURETTAGE             4,707     663   1,844   1,272     569     223      42      1     93

        SHARP CURETTAGE                  41       2      24       6       3       6       0      0      0

        DILATION AND EVACUATION         327       0       4       2      23      93     201      4      0

        INTRA-UTERINE
        SALINE INSTILLATION               1       1       0       0       0       0       0      0      0

        INTRA-UTERINE
        PROSTAGLANDIN INSTILLATION        0       0       0       0       0       0       0      0      0

        HYSTEROTOMY                       0       0       0       0       0       0       0      0      0

        HYSTERECTOMY                      0       0       0       0       0       0       0      0      0

        OTHER                             3       0       0       0       0       0       0      3      0

        UNKNOWN                         596       0       0       0       0       0       0      0    596





                                     INDUCED ABORTIONS, AGE OF FEMALE BY RACE
                                              ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1998


                            AGE             TOTAL    WHITE    BLACK    OTHER    UNKNOWN

                            TOTAL           5,675    3,501    1,990      111       73

                            <15                66       33       32        0        1

                            15-17             480      325      140        7        8

                            18-19             788      515      253       15        5

                            20-24           1,986    1,113      811       33       29

                            25-29           1,173      714      425       22       12

                            30-34             646      429      192       15       10

                            35-39             357      253       87       14        3

                            40+               131       90       34        3        4

                            UNKNOWN            48       29       16        2        1





                                   INDUCED ABORTIONS BY MARITAL STATUS OF FEMALE
                                              ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1998


                                                             NUMBER    PERCENT
                                     MARRIED                    878       15.5

                                     UNMARRIED                4,123       72.7

                                     UNKNOWN                    674       11.9

                                     TOTAL                    5,675      100.0

                       NOTE:  THE ONLY DATA WE RECEIVE FROM TENNESSEE AND TEXAS IS STATE OF
                              RESIDENCE AND AGE.  THIS ACCOUNTS FOR THE SIGNIFICANT INCREASE
                              IN THE AMOUNT OF UNKNOWNS.

                       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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