Table 21
Number of Reported Induced Abortions with Any
Mention of Immediate Complication1
by Selected Characteristics
Michigan Occurrences, 2016
Selected
Characteristics
Number Selected
Characteristics
Number
Age of Woman   Principal Procedure  
All Ages 26 All Procedures 26
< 20 1 Suction Curettage 10
20 - 24 9 Medical (non-surgical) 1
25 - 29 7 Dilation and Evacuation 15
30 - 34 5 Saline or Prostaglandin -
35 - 39 3 Sharp Curettage (D & C) -
40 + 1 Hysterotomy/Hysterectomy -
    Other Procedures -
       
       
Weeks of Gestation   Type of Facility  
Total 26 All Facilities 26
< 5 - Hospital 1
05 - 08 3 Hospital Satellite Clinic -
09 - 12 6 Freestanding Outpatient
     Surgical Facility
25
13 - 16 3
17 - 20 7 Physician's Private Office -
21 + 7 Other Facilities -

Note:  Gestational age based on the clinician’s estimate. The reporting of procedures used conforms to national recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In abortions where more than one procedure was performed, the principal procedure was determined according to the following hierarchy: hysterectomy/hysterotomy, sharp curettage (D&C), saline injection or prostaglandin, dilation and evacuation, medical (non-surgical), suction curettage and other procedures.

-: A dash indicates quantity zero.

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

Source:  2016 Files of Reported Induced Abortions Occurring in Michigan, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.