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114. Abortions--Number, Rate, and Abortion/Live Birth Ratio by State

[Number of abortions by state of occurrence from surveys of hospitals, clinics, and physicians identified as providers of abortion services conducted by The Alan Guttmacher Institute. Abortion rates are computed per 1,000 women 15 to 44 years of age on July 1 of specified year; abortion ratios are computed as the number of abortions per 1,000 live births from July 1 of year shown to June 30 of following year, by State of occurrence]

 
Number (1,000) Rate 1 Ratio 2
State FIPS
CODE 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
 
United States 00000 1,557 1,529 1,500 1,431 1,364 1,366 26.3 25.9 25.4 24.1 22.9 22.9 378 379 378 364 351 351
Alabama 01000 17 17 (NA) (NA) 15 15 18.2 18.2 (NA) (NA) 15.0 15.6 280 277 (NA) (NA) 246 253
Alaska 02000 2 2 (NA) (NA) 2 2 16.9 16.5 (NA) (NA) 14.2 14.6 215 222 (NA) (NA) 200 206
Arizona 04000 20 21 (NA) (NA) 18 19 23.2 24.1 (NA) (NA) 19.1 19.8 289 295 (NA) (NA) 245 256
Arkansas 05000 7 7 (NA) (NA) 6 6 13.6 13.5 (NA) (NA) 11.1 11.4 206 213 (NA) (NA) 175 175
California 06000 321 304 (NA) (NA) 240 238 44.4 42.1 (NA) (NA) 33.4 33.0 524 519 (NA) (NA) 441 447
Colorado 08000 21 20 (NA) (NA) 16 18 25.3 23.6 (NA) (NA) 18.0 20.9 373 362 (NA) (NA) 284 323
Connecticut 09000 21 20 (NA) (NA) 17 16 26.7 26.2 (NA) (NA) 23.0 22.5 424 444 (NA) (NA) 376 372
Delaware 10000 6 6 (NA) (NA) 6 4 34.9 35.2 (NA) (NA) 34.4 24.1 494 502 (NA) (NA) 542 383
District of Columbia 11000 22 21 (NA) (NA) 21 21 136.1 138.4 (NA) (NA) 151.7 154.5 1,090 1,104 (NA) (NA) 1376 1390
Florida 12000 85 85 (NA) (NA) 88 94 29.9 30.0 (NA) (NA) 30.0 32.0 438 438 (NA) (NA) 465 489
Georgia 13000 40 40 (NA) (NA) 37 37 24.2 24.0 (NA) (NA) 21.2 21.1 353 350 (NA) (NA) 327 318
Hawaii 15000 12 12 (NA) (NA) 8 7 45.9 46.0 (NA) (NA) 29.3 27.3 603 617 (NA) (NA) 405 390
Idaho 16000 2 2 (NA) (NA) 2 2 7.5 7.2 (NA) (NA) 5.8 6.1 102 97 (NA) (NA) 83 88
Illinois 17000 65 68 (NA) (NA) 68 69 24.1 25.4 (NA) (NA) 25.6 26.1 340 361 (NA) (NA) 378 386
Indiana 18000 16 16 (NA) (NA) 14 15 12.1 12.0 (NA) (NA) 10.6 11.2 192 185 (NA) (NA) 169 178
Iowa 19000 7 7 (NA) (NA) 6 6 11.7 11.4 (NA) (NA) 9.8 9.4 189 185 (NA) (NA) 164 155
Kansas 20000 13 13 (NA) (NA) 10 11 22.9 22.4 (NA) (NA) 18.3 18.9 351 353 (NA) (NA) 294 297
Kentucky 21000 8 10 (NA) (NA) 8 8 9.5 11.4 (NA) (NA) 8.8 9.6 153 191 (NA) (NA) 153 165
Louisiana 22000 14 14 (NA) (NA) 15 15 13.7 13.4 (NA) (NA) 14.7 14.7 181 195 (NA) (NA) 228 223
Maine 23000 4 4 (NA) (NA) 3 3 14.7 14.7 (NA) (NA) 9.6 9.7 263 282 (NA) (NA) 197 200
Maryland 24000 33 31 (NA) (NA) 31 31 27.5 26.4 (NA) (NA) 25.6 26.3 450 454 (NA) (NA) 452 465
Massachusetts 25000 44 41 (NA) (NA) 41 41 30.2 28.4 (NA) (NA) 29.2 29.3 492 472 (NA) (NA) 506 507
Michigan 26000 56 56 (NA) (NA) 49 49 25.1 25.2 (NA) (NA) 22.6 22.3 376 393 (NA) (NA) 374 368
Minnesota 27000 17 16 (NA) (NA) 15 15 16.3 15.6 (NA) (NA) 14.2 13.9 253 251 (NA) (NA) 237 228
Mississippi 28000 8 8 (NA) (NA) 3 4 13.5 12.4 (NA) (NA) 5.5 7.2 193 176 (NA) (NA) 85 111
Missouri 29000 16 14 (NA) (NA) 11 11 13.5 11.6 (NA) (NA) 8.9 9.1 196 175 (NA) (NA) 138 142
Montana 30000 4 3 (NA) (NA) 3 3 20.6 18.2 (NA) (NA) 16.2 15.6 317 298 (NA) (NA) 274 268
Nebraska 31000 6 6 (NA) (NA) 4 4 17.5 15.7 (NA) (NA) 12.1 12.3 258 246 (NA) (NA) 186 189
Nevada 32000 14 13 (NA) (NA) 16 15 49.0 44.2 (NA) (NA) 46.7 44.6 623 591 (NA) (NA) 619 595
New Hampshire 33000 4 4 (NA) (NA) 3 3 15.7 14.6 (NA) (NA) 12.0 12.7 274 269 (NA) (NA) 230 250
New Jersey 34000 56 55 (NA) (NA) 61 63 30.9 31.0 (NA) (NA) 34.5 35.8 484 460 (NA) (NA) 551 568
New Mexico 35000 6 6 (NA) (NA) 5 5 17.2 17.7 (NA) (NA) 14.4 14.4 225 228 (NA) (NA) 204 206
New York 36000 190 195 (NA) (NA) 176 168 44.5 46.2 (NA) (NA) 42.8 41.1 651 694 (NA) (NA) 657 640
North Carolina 37000 37 36 (NA) (NA) 35 34 23.2 22.4 (NA) (NA) 21.0 20.2 358 357 (NA) (NA) 335 315
North Dakota 38000 2 1 (NA) (NA) 1 1 11.4 10.7 (NA) (NA) 9.6 9.4 158 149 (NA) (NA) 137 134
Ohio 39000 52 50 (NA) (NA) 41 43 20.4 19.5 (NA) (NA) 16.2 17.0 309 294 (NA) (NA) 268 280
Oklahoma 40000 9 9 (NA) (NA) 9 8 12.8 12.5 (NA) (NA) 12.9 11.8 195 193 (NA) (NA) 205 182
Oregon 41000 17 16 (NA) (NA) 16 15 24.9 23.9 (NA) (NA) 22.6 21.6 373 372 (NA) (NA) 345 331
Pennsylvania 42000 52 50 (NA) (NA) 41 40 19.2 18.6 (NA) (NA) 15.5 15.2 309 302 (NA) (NA) 270 270
Rhode Island 44000 8 7 (NA) (NA) 6 5 31.5 30.0 (NA) (NA) 25.5 24.4 489 461 (NA) (NA) 414 403
South Carolina 45000 14 12 (NA) (NA) 11 10 15.8 14.2 (NA) (NA) 12.9 11.6 246 229 (NA) (NA) 225 200
South Dakota 46000 1 1 (NA) (NA) 1 1 6.4 6.8 (NA) (NA) 6.6 6.5 87 92 (NA) (NA) 99 97
Tennessee 47000 20 19 (NA) (NA) 18 18 16.9 16.2 (NA) (NA) 15.2 14.8 258 243 (NA) (NA) 235 228
Texas 48000 96 97 (NA) (NA) 89 91 23.0 23.1 (NA) (NA) 20.5 20.7 286 297 (NA) (NA) 272 272
Utah 49000 4 4 (NA) (NA) 4 4 10.4 9.3 (NA) (NA) 8.1 7.8 112 104 (NA) (NA) 90 85
Vermont 50000 3 3 (NA) (NA) 2 2 22.7 21.2 (NA) (NA) 17.9 17.1 418 393 (NA) (NA) 377 358
Virginia 51000 35 35 (NA) (NA) 31 30 22.8 22.7 (NA) (NA) 20.0 18.9 372 373 (NA) (NA) 351 331
Washington 53000 33 33 (NA) (NA) 25 26 27.6 27.7 (NA) (NA) 20.2 20.9 452 447 (NA) (NA) 334 344
West Virginia 54000 3 3 (NA) (NA) 3 3 6.3 7.7 (NA) (NA) 7.6 6.6 111 134 (NA) (NA) 140 120
Wisconsin 55000 16 15 (NA) (NA) 13 14 13.6 13.6 (NA) (NA) 11.6 12.3 218 223 (NA) (NA) 201 215
Wyoming 56000 1 0 (NA) (NA) 0 0 4.9 4.3 (NA) (NA) 2.7 2.7 81 74 (NA) (NA) 48 48


NA Not available.

Source: S.K. Henshaw and J. Van Vort, Abortion Services in the United States, 1991 and 1992, Family Planning Perspectives, 26:100, 1994; S.K. Henshaw, Abortion Incidence and Services in the United States, 1995-1996, Family Planning Perspectives, 30:263, 1998; and unpublished data. http://www.jstor.ac.uk/journals/00147354.html



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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