Katherine Kortsmit, PhD1; Michele G. Mandel1; Jennifer A. Reeves, MD1; Elizabeth Clark, MD1; H. Pamela Pagano, DrPH1; Antoinette Nguyen, MD1; Emily E. Petersen, MD1; Maura K. Whiteman, PhD1 (View author affiliations)

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Problem/Condition: vxcialistoufjg.com conducts abortion surveillance to paper the number and also characteristics of women obtaining legit induced abortions and number of abortion-related deaths in the unified States.

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Period Covered: 2019.

Description the System: Each year, vxcialistoufjg.com request abortion data indigenous the central health agencies for 50 states, the district of Columbia, and brand-new York City. Because that 2019, 49 reporting areas voluntarily listed aggregate abortion data to vxcialistoufjg.com. The these, 48 report areas listed data each year throughout 2010–2019. Census and natality data were supplied to calculation abortion prices (number the abortions every 1,000 ladies aged 15–44 years) and ratios (number of abortions per 1,000 live births), respectively. Abortion-related deaths from 2018 to be assessed as part of vxcialistoufjg.com’s pregnant Mortality Surveillance system (PMSS).

Results: A complete of 629,898 abortions for 2019 were reported come vxcialistoufjg.com indigenous 49 report areas. Among 48 reporting locations with data every year throughout 2010–2019, in 2019, a full of 625,346 abortions to be reported, the abortion price was 11.4 abortions every 1,000 women aged 15–44 years, and also the abortion ratio was 195 abortions every 1,000 live births. Indigenous 2018 to 2019, the total number of abortions raised 2% (from 614,820 total abortions), the abortion rate raised 0.9% (from 11.3 abortions per 1,000 females aged 15–44 years), and the abortion ratio boosted 3% (from 189 abortions per 1,000 live births). Indigenous 2010 to 2019, the total variety of reported abortions, abortion rate, and also abortion ratio diminished 18% (from 762,755), 21% (from 14.4 abortions every 1,000 females aged 15–44 years), and 13% (from 225 abortions per 1,000 live births), respectively.

In 2019, females in their 20s accounting for more than fifty percent of abortions (56.9%). Women aged 20–24 and also 25–29 year accounted because that the highest percentages of abortions (27.6% and 29.3%, respectively) and also had the highest possible abortion prices (19.0 and 18.6 abortions per 1,000 women aged 20–24 and also 25–29 years, respectively). Through contrast, teens aged 13 weeks’ gestation continued to be consistently short (≤9.0%). In 2019, the greatest proportion that abortions were performed by surgical abortion at ≤13 weeks’ gestation (49.0%), followed by beforehand medical abortion at ≤9 weeks’ gestation (42.3%), surgical abortion at >13 weeks’ gestation (7.2%), and medical abortion in ~ >9 weeks’ gestation (1.4%); every other approaches were uncommon (Top








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TABLE 1. Number, percentage, rate,* and also ratio† of reported abortions — selected reporting areas, joined States, 2010–2019YearSelected reporting areas§Continuously report areas¶No.No. (%)**RateRatio
2010765,651762,755 (99.6)14.4225
2011730,322727,554 (99.6)13.7217
2012699,202696,587 (99.6)13.1208
2013664,435661,874 (99.6)12.4198
2014652,639649,849 (99.6)12.1192
2015638,169636,902 (99.8)11.8188
2016623,471623,471 (100.0)11.6186
2017612,719609,095 (99.4)11.2185
2018619,591614,820 (99.2)11.3189
2019629,898625,346 (99.3)11.4195

* number of abortions per 1,000 ladies aged 15–44 years.† variety of abortions every 1,000 live births.§ because that each offered year, excludes reporting areas that did no report the year’s abortion number to vxcialistoufjg.com: California (2010–2019), ar of Columbia (2016), Maryland (2010–2019), and new Hampshire (2010–2019).¶ For all years, excludes reporting areas that did no report abortion numbers every year throughout the duration of evaluation (2010–2019): California, ar of Columbia, Maryland, and new Hampshire.** Abortions from locations that reported every year throughout 2010–2019 as a percentage of every reported abortions because that a given year.


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. Number, rate,* and also ratio† of abortions performed, by year — selected reporting areas,§ joined States, 2010–2019
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* variety of abortions per 1,000 females aged 15–44 years.

† variety of abortions per 1,000 live births.

§ Data are for 48 report areas; excludes California, district of Columbia, Maryland, and new Hampshire.


TABLE 2. Number, rate,* and ratio† of reported abortions, by report area of event and number of abortions derived by out-of-state residents§ — unified States, 2019¶State/AreaAbortions reported by area the occurrence**Abortions obtained by out-of-state residentsNo.RateRatioNo. (%)
Alabama6,0096.31031,040 (17.3)
Alaska1,2708.812919 (1.5)
Arizona13,0979.416567 (0.5)
Arkansas2,9635.181338 (11.4)
Colorado9,0027.6143946 (10.5)
Connecticut9,20213.7269334 (3.6)
Delaware2,04211.3193277 (13.6)
District the Columbia4,55223.95013,126 (68.7)
Florida71,91418.53272,256 (3.1)
Georgia36,90716.92926,500 (17.6)
Hawaii2,0037.611949 (2.4)
Idaho1,5134.46978 (5.2)
Illinois46,51718.63327,534 (16.2)
Indiana7,6375.894618 (8.1)
Iowa3,5666.095490 (13.7)
Kansas6,89412.31953,372 (48.9)
Kentucky3,6644.369643 (17.5)
Louisiana8,1448.81381,358 (16.7)
Maine2,0218.7172107 (5.3)
Massachusetts18,59313.3269631 (3.4)
Michigan27,33914.62531,435 (5.2)
Minnesota9,9409.2151888 (8.9)
Mississippi3,1945.587335 (10.5)
Missouri1,4711.220128 (8.7)
Montana1,5688.0142169 (10.8)
Nebraska2,0685.584267 (12.9)
Nevada8,41414.0240434 (5.2)
New Jersey††22,17813.22231,309 (5.9)
New Mexico3,9429.9172939 (23.8)
New York78,58720.33556,989 (8.9)
New York City49,78427.24724,668 (9.4)
New York State28,80314.12482,321 (8.1)
North Carolina28,45013.82405,079 (17.9)
North Dakota1,1217.6107289 (25.8)
Ohio20,1029.11501,186 (5.9)
Oklahoma4,9956.4102407 (8.1)
Oregon8,68810.5208795 (9.2)
Pennsylvania31,01813.02312,222 (7.2)
Rhode Island2,09910.1206274 (13.1)
South Carolina5,1015.289312 (6.1)
South Dakota4142.63682 (19.8)
Tennessee9,7197.31211,823 (18.8)
Texas57,2759.51521,303 (2.3)
Utah2,9224.262146 (5.0)
Vermont1,19510.4223265 (22.2)
Virginia15,6019.2160867 (5.6)
Washington17,26211.4203848 (4.9)
West Virginia1,1833.865168 (14.2)
Wisconsin6,5116.0103139 (2.1)
Wyoming310.355 (16.1)
Total629,898NANANA

Abbreviation: NA = no applicable.* variety of abortions every 1,000 women aged 15–44 years.† number of abortions per 1,000 live births.§ additional details top top the report area in i beg your pardon abortions were provided, cross-tabulated through the state/area of residence, are easily accessible at https://www.vxcialistoufjg.com/reproductivehealth/data_stats/Abortion.htm.¶ Data indigenous 49 reporting areas; excludes 3 reporting areas (California, Maryland, and brand-new Hampshire) the did not report or did not meet reporting standards.** The complete abortions include those through known and unknown residence status.†† report to the main health company is not required. Data are requested from hospitals and also licensed ambulatory care facilities only.


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TABLE 3. Number of reported abortions, by known age group and reporting area of incident — selected report areas,* joined States, 2019State/AreaAge group (yrs)Total abortions reported by known age15–1920–2425–2930–3435–39≥40No. (%)†No. (%)No. (%)No. (%)No. (%)No. (%)No. (%)No. (% of every reported abortions)§
Alabama23 (0.4)526 (8.8)1,807 (30.1)1,783 (29.7)1,119 (18.6)565 (9.4)183 (3.0)6,006 (100.0)
Alaska—¶123 (9.7)351 (27.6)363 (28.6)246 (19.4)137 (10.8)—¶1,270 (100.0)
Arizona19 (0.1)1,163 (8.9)3,932 (30.0)3,631 (27.7)2,446 (18.7)1,420 (10.8)482 (3.7)13,093 (100.0)
Arkansas10 (0.3)294 (9.9)892 (30.1)901 (30.4)513 (17.3)260 (8.8)90 (3.0)2,960 (99.9)
Colorado27 (0.3)812 (9.0)2,596 (28.9)2,557 (28.4)1,735 (19.3)948 (10.5)319 (3.5)8,994 (99.9)
Connecticut20 (0.2)788 (8.7)2,382 (26.3)2,600 (28.8)1,885 (20.9)1,042 (11.5)323 (3.6)9,040 (98.2)
Delaware8 (0.4)240 (11.8)575 (28.2)574 (28.1)388 (19.0)209 (10.2)48 (2.4)2,042 (100.0)
District of Columbia10 (0.2)386 (8.5)1,262 (27.7)1,388 (30.5)870 (19.1)483 (10.6)152 (3.3)4,551 (100.0)
Florida118 (0.2)5,231 (7.3)18,889 (26.5)20,741 (29.1)15,051 (21.1)8,425 (11.8)2,907 (4.1)71,362 (99.2)
Georgia71 (0.2)2,832 (7.7)10,185 (27.6)11,361 (30.8)7,254 (19.7)3,932 (10.7)1,272 (3.4)36,907 (100.0)
Hawaii6 (0.3)190 (9.5)549 (27.4)546 (27.3)381 (19.0)238 (11.9)93 (4.6)2,003 (100.0)
Idaho—¶187 (12.4)477 (31.5)378 (25.0)252 (16.7)161 (10.6)—¶1,512 (99.9)
Illinois**75 (0.2)3,492 (9.1)10,960 (28.4)11,819 (30.6)7,166 (18.6)3,813 (9.9)1,255 (3.3)38,580 (99.5)
Indiana18 (0.2)768 (10.1)2,324 (30.4)2,168 (28.4)1,354 (17.7)745 (9.8)260 (3.4)7,637 (100.0)
Iowa12 (0.3)357 (10.0)957 (26.8)1,000 (28.1)679 (19.0)401 (11.2)159 (4.5)3,565 (100.0)
Kansas12 (0.2)632 (9.2)2,148 (31.2)1,932 (28.0)1,239 (18.0)692 (10.0)239 (3.5)6,894 (100.0)
Kentucky11 (0.3)294 (8.0)1,071 (29.2)1,069 (29.2)719 (19.6)384 (10.5)116 (3.2)3,664 (100.0)
Louisiana26 (0.3)726 (8.9)2,302 (28.3)2,521 (31.0)1,534 (18.8)782 (9.6)253 (3.1)8,144 (100.0)
Maine5 (0.2)198 (9.8)585 (29.0)534 (26.4)381 (18.9)254 (12.6)63 (3.1)2,020 (100.0)
Massachusetts28 (0.2)1,306 (7.0)4,613 (24.8)5,313 (28.6)4,028 (21.7)2,390 (12.9)910 (4.9)18,588 (100.0)
Michigan51 (0.2)2,328 (8.6)7,538 (27.7)8,697 (32.0)5,201 (19.1)2,545 (9.4)831 (3.1)27,191 (99.5)
Minnesota26 (0.3)823 (8.3)2,693 (27.1)2,837 (28.6)2,015 (20.3)1,205 (12.1)336 (3.4)9,935 (99.9)
Mississippi7 (0.2)295 (9.2)970 (30.4)1,003 (31.4)574 (18.0)276 (8.6)69 (2.2)3,194 (100.0)
Missouri5 (0.3)141 (9.6)422 (28.7)436 (29.6)253 (17.2)156 (10.6)58 (3.9)1,471 (100.0)
Montana5 (0.3)157 (10.0)458 (29.2)454 (29.0)269 (17.2)161 (10.3)64 (4.1)1,568 (100.0)
Nebraska7 (0.3)187 (9.0)625 (30.2)534 (25.8)400 (19.3)234 (11.3)81 (3.9)2,068 (100.0)
Nevada19 (0.2)691 (8.6)2,200 (27.2)2,257 (27.9)1,630 (20.2)918 (11.4)363 (4.5)8,078 (96.0)
New Jersey††50 (0.2)1,958 (8.8)5,648 (25.5)6,497 (29.3)4,462 (20.1)2,604 (11.7)959 (4.3)22,178 (100.0)
New Mexico22 (0.6)507 (13.8)1,111 (30.3)921 (25.1)621 (16.9)379 (10.3)104 (2.8)3,665 (93.0)
New York186 (0.2)6,919 (8.8)20,238 (25.8)22,267 (28.4)16,014 (20.4)9,438 (12.0)3,386 (4.3)78,448 (99.8)
New York City109 (0.2)4,052 (8.1)12,471 (25.1)14,159 (28.4)10,414 (20.9)6,260 (12.6)2,318 (4.7)49,783 (100.0)
New York State77 (0.3)2,867 (10.0)7,767 (27.1)8,108 (28.3)5,600 (19.5)3,178 (11.1)1,068 (3.7)28,665 (99.5)
North Carolina60 (0.2)2,252 (8.3)7,768 (28.8)8,270 (30.6)5,095 (18.9)2,687 (9.9)880 (3.3)27,012 (94.9)
North Dakota0 (—)121 (10.8)349 (31.1)326 (29.1)189 (16.9)107 (9.5)29 (2.6)1,121 (100.0)
Ohio63 (0.3)1,737 (8.6)5,887 (29.3)6,057 (30.1)3,720 (18.5)1,983 (9.9)655 (3.3)20,102 (100.0)
Oklahoma89 (1.8)440 (8.8)1,517 (30.4)1,384 (27.7)901 (18.0)491 (9.8)172 (3.4)4,994 (100.0)
Oregon19 (0.2)837 (9.6)2,373 (27.3)2,326 (26.8)1,702 (19.6)1,049 (12.1)382 (4.4)8,688 (100.0)
Pennsylvania71 (0.2)2,474 (8.0)8,435 (27.2)9,529 (30.7)6,188 (19.9)3,244 (10.5)1,077 (3.5)31,018 (100.0)
Rhode Island—¶185 (8.8)611 (29.1)584 (27.8)411 (19.6)222 (10.6)—¶2,098 (100.0)
South Carolina10 (0.2)499 (9.8)1,403 (27.5)1,500 (29.4)961 (18.8)544 (10.7)184 (3.6)5,101 (100.0)
South Dakota—¶—¶129 (31.2)117 (28.3)61 (14.7)45 (10.9)—¶414 (100.0)
Tennessee17 (0.2)830 (8.6)2,884 (29.8)2,982 (30.8)1,791 (18.5)913 (9.4)275 (2.8)9,692 (99.7)
Texas106 (0.2)5,041 (8.8)16,647 (29.1)16,327 (28.5)10,907 (19.0)6,152 (10.7)2,095 (3.7)57,275 (100.0)
Utah6 (0.2)371 (12.7)915 (31.3)761 (26.0)470 (16.1)305 (10.4)94 (3.2)2,922 (100.0)
Vermont—¶108 (9.1)305 (25.6)322 (27.0)247 (20.7)153 (12.8)—¶1,191 (99.7)
Virginia25 (0.2)1,108 (7.1)4,162 (26.7)4,626 (29.7)3,186 (20.4)1,869 (12.0)605 (3.9)15,581 (99.9)
Washington32 (0.2)1,647 (9.6)4,598 (26.7)4,723 (27.4)3,367 (19.5)2,095 (12.2)765 (4.4)17,227 (99.8)
West Virginia8 (0.7)115 (9.7)377 (31.9)320 (27.0)194 (16.4)136 (11.5)33 (2.8)1,183 (100.0)
Wisconsin17 (0.3)690 (10.6)1,917 (29.4)1,806 (27.7)1,202 (18.5)637 (9.8)242 (3.7)6,511 (100.0)
Wyoming—¶—¶6 (19.4)10 (32.3)8 (25.8)6 (19.4)—¶31 (100.0)
Total1,410 (0.2)53,049 (8.6)171,043 (27.6)181,052 (29.3)121,279 (19.6)67,835 (11.0)23,121 (3.7)618,789 (99.5)§§
Abortion rate¶¶0.46.019.018.613.07.42.7NA
Abortion ratio***873348275194132145224NA

Abbreviation: NA = not applicable.* Data indigenous 49 report areas; excludes three reporting locations (California, Maryland, and new Hampshire) that did no report, did not report through age, or walk not satisfy reporting standards.† Percentages because that the individual ingredient categories could not include to 100% because of rounding.§ percent is calculated together the variety of abortions reported by known age divided by the sum of abortions report by known and also unknown age. Worths ≥99.95% are rounded come 100.0%.¶ Cells through a value in the selection of 1–4 or cells the would permit for calculation of these little values have been suppressed.** has residents only.†† report to the central health agency is no required. Data are asked for from hospitals and licensed ambulatory care facilities only.§§ Percentage based on a full of 622,137 abortions reported among the locations that met reporting criter for age; reporting standards for age were applied to abortions for occupants of Illinois only.¶¶ number of abortions derived by ladies in a given period group per 1,000 women in that same period group. Teens aged 13–14 year were offered as the denominator for the group of adolescents aged *** number of abortions acquired by women in a given period group every 1,000 live births to females in the same age group. For the total abortion proportion only, abortions for women of unknown period were spread according to the circulation of abortions amongst women of known age.


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TABLE 4. Percentage, rate,* and also ratio† of reported abortions, through known period group and also year — selected reporting areas,§ joined States, 2010–2019Age team (yrs)Year% Change20102011201220132014201520162017201820192010 come 20142015 come 20192018 come 20192010 come 2019
Reported abortions by known age (%)
Abortion rate
Abortion ratio
Total (no.)¶,**672,271640,719611,540579,406565,691553,596542,922528,308533,557539,634NANANANA

Abbreviation: NA = no applicable.

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* variety of abortions obtained by females in a given age group every 1,000 ladies in that same age group. Teenagers aged 13–14 years were used as the denominator for the team of teens aged † number of abortions acquired by ladies in a given age group every 1,000 live births to ladies in that same age group. Abortions for women of unknown period were spread according to the circulation of abortions amongst women of recognized age.§ Data indigenous 44 report areas; excludes eight reporting areas (California, district of Columbia, Florida, Maine, Maryland, new Hampshire, Vermont, and Wyoming) the did not report, did not report through age, or walk not meet reporting standards for ≥1 year.¶ by year, the total variety of abortions to represent 99.4%–99.7% of every abortions report to vxcialistoufjg.com amongst the locations that met reporting requirements for age throughout 2010–2019; reporting requirements for age were applied to abortions for citizens of Illinois only.** The full number is different than formerly reported since the totals by known period are presented and data because that out-of-state citizens were subsequently included for Wisconsin.