Table 20
Number, Percent and Rate of Reported Induced Abortions
with Any Mention of Immediate Complication1
by Type of Immediate Complication
Michigan Occurrences, 2017

Type of Immediate
Complications
2017 2014-2016
Number Rate

Number

Average Rate
Total Immediate Complications 14 5.3 52 17.3 6.4
Shock 2 * 11 3.7 1.4
Uterine Perforation - - 3 1.0 *
Cervical Laceration 5 1.9 18 6.0 2.2
Hemorrhage 6 2.3 17 5.7 2.1
Allergic Response - - - - -
Death - - - - -
Infection 1 * 1 0.3 *
Retained Products - - 4 1.3 *
Febrile - - 2 0.7 *
Other Complications - - 8 2.7 1.0

Note:  Abortions with at least one immediate complication may not equal the sum of all the complications specified because a woman may have multiple complications reported.


*:Rate does not meet standards of precision or reliability.

-:A dash indicates quantity zero.

Rate is per 10,000 induced abortions performed.

1This item is reported in compliance with statute MCL 333.2835(6)(c).

Source:  2017 File of Reported Induced Abortions Occurring in Michigan, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.