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Oregon Vital Statistics Annual Report

     Oregon Vital Statistics Annual Report 1995, Volume 1

TABLE 4-11.

DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF ABORTION PATIENTS BY AGE, OREGON RESIDENTS, 1995

                        
DEMOGRAPHICS          TOTAL                       ABORTION PATIENT'S AGE                
OF PATIENT                    ==================================================================
                              0-15    15    16     17     18     19  15-19     20+  N.S.
TOTAL                 12,710    87   205   368    543    769    770  2,655   9,943   25
ETHNICITY/RACE                              
WHITE (NON-HISPANIC)  10,231    64   162   298    438    627    608  2,133   8,019   15
HISPANIC (ALL RACES)     841     8    12    23     41     54     55    185     645    3
AFRICAN AMERICAN         624    11    10    16     38     41     50    155     454    4
INDIAN                   171     2     5     8     10     12     10     45     124    -
OTHER NON-WHITE          587     2    12    13      8     27     36     96     489    -
UNKNOWN                 256     -     4    10      8      8     11     41     212    3
MARITAL STATUS                              
MARRIED                2,298     1     1     5      5     22     30     63   2,229    5
SINGLE                10,012    86   199   357    522    734    722  2,534   7,373   19
UNKNOWN                  400     -     5     6     16     13     18     58     341    1
EDUCATION                              
GRADE SCHOOL             369    62    38    13      9     11     16     87     220    -
9TH GRADE                429    18   111    79     16     22     12    240     169    2
10TH GRADE               800     1    44   190    108     47     45    434     363    2
11TH GRADE             1,095     -     2    62    279    165     72    580     513    2
12TH GRADE             4,665     1     -    13    108    432    385    938   3,716   10
SOME COLLEGE           3,290     -     -     -     10     79    224    313   2,973    4
COLLEGE                1,114     -     -     -      -      -      2      2   1,109    3
POST-BACCALAUREATE       484     -     -     -      -      -      -      -     484    -
UNKNOWN                  464     5    10    11     13     13     14     61     396    2
CHILDREN NOW ALIVE                              
ONE                    2,950     2    10    27     62    125    163    387   2,558    3
TWO                    2,266     -     -     -      7     17     29     53   2,206    7
THREE +                1,180     -     -     -      1      1      4      6   1,171    3
UNKNOWN                   64     1     1     1      -      2      -      4      59    -
PREVIOUS ABORTIONS                              
NONE                   6,943    85   194   326    459    617    583  2,179   4,668   11
ONE                    3,466     1     8    38     72    133    151    402   3,055    8
TWO                    1,343     -     1     2     10     11     28     52   1,288    3
THREE +                  859     -     -     -      1      3      8     12     845    2
NOT STATED                99     1     2     2      1      5      -     10      87    1
GESTATION                              
EIGHT WEEKS OR LESS    7,445    33    90   179    272    384    402  1,327   6,074   11
9-12                   3,791    31    80   137    201    278    279    975   2,775   10
13-16                    786    12    20    26     39     59     49    193     578    3
17+                      688    11    15    26     31     48     40    160     516    1
UNKNOWN                   59     1     2     -      -      5      1      8      50    -
CONTRACEPTIVE USED                              
NONE USED              7,539    59   132   247    345    452    474  1,650   5,814   16
PILLS USED             1,117     2     8    18     33     58     75    192     923    -
CONDOM USED            2,869    25    61    97    145    228    184    715   2,123    6
OTHER CONTRACEPTIVE    1,161     1     3     5     18     26     37     89   1,068    3
MEDICAL PROCEDURE                              
SUCTION CURETTAGE     11,791    74   184   338    511    700    711  2,444   9,250   23
DILATION EVACUATION      789    13    21    30     32     60     48    191     583    2
OTHER SPECIFIED          130     -     -     -      -      9     11     20     110    -

      
  
- Quantity is zero.
Includes all abortions known to have been obtained out-of-state by Oregon residents.
Both ethnicity and race are unknown, or if non-Hispanic, race is unknown.

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