Table B-1
Characteristics of Reported Induced Abortions
Michigan Occurrences, 1985 - 2017

Characteristics of Occurrences 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
All Reported Occurrences 42,678 36,183 31,091 26,807 25,209 25,970 22,357 23,307 23,366 23,230 26,120 27,629 27,151 26,395 26,594

Age of Woman:
                              
Under 181 n.a. 3,820 2,798 1,860 1,732 1,806 1,469 1,410 1,179 1,035 971 917 814 791 757
Percent
 of All Occurrences
n.a. 10.6 9.0 6.9 6.9 7.0 6.6 6.0 5.0 4.5 3.7 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.8

Weeks of Gestation:
                               
12 Weeks or Less 35,631 31,729 26,177 23,263 22,509 22,682 19,752 20,487 20,445 20,059 22,577 23,795 23,327 22,569 23,113
Percent
 of All Occurrences
83.5 87.7 84.2 86.8 89.3 87.3 88.3 87.9 87.5 86.3 86.4 86.1 85.9 85.5 86.9

Principal Procedure Used:
                             
Suction Curettage 40,974 35,912 30,507 22,683 20,090 22,054 18,514 19,012 18,916 17,060 19,225 18,402 17,451 16,791 15,314
Percent
 of All Occurrences
96.0 99.3 98.1 84.6 79.7 84.9 82.8 81.6 81.0 73.4 73.6 66.6 64.3 63.6 57.6

Facility Type:
                             
Freestanding or
Hospital Satellite Clinic
13,830 15,469 10,494 6,066 6,936 5,428 4,775 4,617 5,521 6,374 6,569 12,129 21,613 24,752 25,102
Percent
 of All Occurrences
32.4 42.8 33.8 22.6 27.5 20.9 21.4 19.8 23.6 27.4 25.1 43.9 79.6 93.8 94.4
Physician's Private Office 20,757 20,056 20,337 20,384 18,127 20,458 17,498 18,648 17,617 16,624 19,386 15,299 5,396 1,487 619
Percent
 of All Occurrences
48.6 55.4 65.4 76.0 71.9 78.8 78.3 80.0 75.4 71.6 74.2 55.4 19.9 5.6 2.3

Immediate Complications:2
                             
Presence of Immediate Complication(s) 112 34 9 26 5 9 6 5 5 7 13 15 11 26 14
Ratio
 per 1,000 Occurrences
2.6 0.9 0.3 1.0 * 0.3 0.3 * * 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.9 0.5

Subsequent Complications:2
                             
Presence of Subsequent Complication(s) n.a. n.a. n.a. 7 9 14 7 10 10 14 59 43 36 11 15
Ratio
 per 1,000 Occurrences
n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.6 2.3 1.6 1.3 0.4 0.5

Note:  Subsequent complications are those complications that are not evident and reported in conjunction with the abortion but are reported within 7 days of initially providing care for a condition that is known to have been caused by an abortion.

* Ratio does not meet standards of precision or reliability. • "n.a." indicates data not available.
* Ratio does not meet standards of precision or reliability. • "n.a." indicates data not available. • Percent are of all occurrences. • Ratios are per 1,000 occurrences.

1This item is reported in compliance with statute MCL 333.2835(6)(b).
2This item is reported in compliance with statute MCL 333.2835(6)(c).

Source:  1985 - 2017 Files of Induced Abortions Occurring in Michigan, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.