Return to Table of Contents
                                 INDUCED ABORTIONS, PROCEDURE BY WEEKS OF GESTATION
                                               ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1996


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

        TOTAL                         6,082     662   1,976   1,632     848     400     251     53    260

        SUCTION CURETTAGE             5,700     660   1,972   1,621     843     313      33      0    258

        SHARP CURETTAGE                  23       1       3       9       3       2       3      1      1

        DILATION AND EVACUATION         288       0       0       2       2      82     199      2      1

        INTRA-UTERINE
        SALINE INSTILLATION               2       1       1       0       0       0       0      0      0

        INTRA-UTERINE
        PROSTAGLANDIN INSTILLATION        2       0       0       0       0       1       1      0      0

        HYSTEROTOMY                       0       0       0       0       0       0       0      0      0

        HYSTERECTOMY                      0       0       0       0       0       0       0      0      0

        OTHER                            15       0       0       0       0       1       2     12      0

        UNKNOWN                          52       0       0       0       0       1      13     38      0





                                     INDUCED ABORTIONS, AGE OF FEMALE BY RACE
                                              ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1996


                            AGE             TOTAL    WHITE    BLACK    OTHER    UNKNOWN

                            TOTAL           6,082    3,846    2,068      105       63

                            <15                97       57       36        3        1

                            15-17             536      381      145        6        4

                            18-19             846      566      270        9        1

                            20-24           2,083    1,186      851       27       19

                            25-29           1,219      755      412       29       23

                            30-34             693      472      197       18        6

                            35-39             428      305      108        9        6

                            40+               105       80       19        3        3

                            UNKNOWN            75       44       30        1        0





                                   INDUCED ABORTIONS BY MARITAL STATUS OF FEMALE
                                              ARKANSAS RESIDENTS 1996


                                                             NUMBER    PERCENT
                                     MARRIED                  1,198       19.7

                                     UNMARRIED                4,705       77.4

                                     UNKNOWN                    179        2.9

                                     TOTAL                    6,082      100.0





                       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Return to Table of Contents