Table 18
Number and Percent of Reported Induced Abortions by Weeks of Gestation
and Principal Procedure, Michigan Occurrences, 2020

Weeks of
Gestation1
Principal Procedure
Total Suction
Curettage
Medical
(Non-
Surgical)
Dilation
&
Evacuation
Saline or
Prostaglandin
Dilation
&
Curettage
Hysterotomy/
Hysterectomy
Other
Procedures
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Total 29,669 100.0 12,311 41.5 15,333 51.7 1,889 6.4 2 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.0 26 0.1
< 5 441 1.5 110 24.9 325 73.7 2 0.5 - - - - - - - -
5 - 8 20,291 68.4 7,485 36.9 12,686 62.5 37 0.2 - - 1 0.0 - - 18 0.1
9 - 12 5,670 19.1 3,447 60.8 2,179 38.4 26 0.5 - - - - - - 4 0.1
13 - 16 1,992 6.7 1,051 52.8 56 2.8 871 43.7 1 0.1 1 0.1 - - 2 0.1
17 - 20 822 2.8 148 18.0 25 3.0 640 77.9 1 0.1 - - 1 0.1 1 0.1
21 - 24 342 1.2 29 8.5 14 4.1 297 86.8 - - - - 1 0.3 - -
25 - 28 5 0.0 2 40.0 2 40.0 1 20.0 - - - - - - - -
Over 28 2 0.0 - - 1 50.0 - - - - - - - - 1 50.0


Note: Gestational age based on the clinician’s estimate. Reports with weeks of gestation not reported are included in the 'Total' row only. Reports with principal procedure not reported are included in the ''All Procedures' column only.  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 hierachy: 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.
0.0: Quantity more than zero but less than 0.05.

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

Source: 2020 File of Reported Induced Abortions Occurring in Michigan, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.