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                                 INDUCED ABORTIONS, PROCEDURE BY WEEKS OF GESTATION
                                               ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1999


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

        TOTAL                         5,592   1,088   1,679     909     502     356     299     22    737

        SUCTION CURETTAGE             4,723   1,083   1,671     903     473     252      53      3    285

        SHARP CURETTAGE                   2       0       2       0       0       0       0      0      0

        DILATION AND EVACUATION         409       5       4       6      28     102     243     15      6

        INTRA-UTERINE
        SALINE INSTILLATION               3       0       1       0       0       1       1      0      0

        INTRA-UTERINE
        PROSTAGLANDIN INSTILLATION        3       0       0       0       0       0       0      3      0

        HYSTEROTOMY                       0       0       0       0       0       0       0      0      0

        HYSTERECTOMY                      0       0       0       0       0       0       0      0      0

        OTHER                             2       0       1       0       1       0       0      0      0

        UNKNOWN                         450       0       0       0       0       1       2      1    446





                                     INDUCED ABORTIONS, AGE OF FEMALE BY RACE
                                              ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1999


                            AGE             TOTAL    WHITE    BLACK    OTHER    UNKNOWN

                            TOTAL           5,592    3,377    2,030      155       30

                            <15                43       17       26        0        0

                            15-17             380      257      116        5        2

                            18-19             734      469      233       23        9

                            20-24           1,918    1,072      791       42       13

                            25-29           1,280      742      502       33        3

                            30-34             650      410      211       28        1

                            35-39             386      285       86       15        0

                            40+               119       82       31        6        0

                            UNKNOWN            82       43       34        3        2


                                   INDUCED ABORTIONS BY MARITAL STATUS OF FEMALE
                                              ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1999


                                                             NUMBER    PERCENT

                                     MARRIED                    993       17.8

                                     UNMARRIED                4,467       79.9

                                     UNKNOWN                    132        2.4

                                     TOTAL                    5,592      100.0


                                   INDUCED ABORTIONS BY HISPANIC ORIGIN OF FEMALE
                                              ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1999


                                                             NUMBER    PERCENT

                                     NON-HISPANIC             4,933       88.2

                                     HISPANIC                   102        1.8

                                     UNKNOWN                    557       10.0

                                     TOTAL                    5,592      100.0



                       NOTE:  DATA RECEIVED FROM OTHER STATES CONTAINS LIMITED FIELDS.  THIS
                              ACCOUNTS FOR THE SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF UNKNOWNS.
                       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


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