Table 21
Number and Percent of Reported Induced Abortions by Principal Procedure
and Type of Facility, Michigan Occurrences, 2020

Principal
Procedure
Type of Facility
Total Hospital Freestanding
Outpatient
Surgical
Facility
Physician's
Private
Office
Other
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
Number
No.
Percent
%
All Procedures 29,669 160 0.5 26,507 89.3 904 3.0 2,054 6.9
Suction Curettage 12,311 32 0.3 11,971 97.2 230 1.9 63 0.5
Medical (Non-Surgical) 15,333 25 0.2 12,637 82.4 667 4.4 1,983 12.9
Dilation and Evacuation 1,889 96 5.1 1,782 94.3 4 0.2 3 0.2
Saline or Prostaglandin 2 - - 2 100.0 - - - -
Dilation and Curettage 2 - - 2 100.0 - - - -
Hysterotomy/Hysterectomy 2 2 100.0 - - - - - -
Other Procedures 26 2 7.7 23 88.5 - - - -


Note:  Reports with principal procedure not reported are included in the 'All Procedures' row only. Reports with type of facility unknown are included in the 'Total' column only.  The reporting of procedures used has been changed to conform 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.

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