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Table 1 Characteristics of Women Obtaining Abortions Covered by Medi-Cal, 2011–2012

From: Distance traveled for Medicaid-covered abortion care in California

  n %
Total 35431 100
Sociodemographics
 Age, yearsa
  17 or younger 1154 3.3
  18–24 14272 40.3
  25–34 15561 43.9
  35 or older 4438 12.5
 Race/ethnicity
  Non-Hispanic white 8951 25.3
  Non-Hispanic black 4432 12.5
  Hispanic/Latina 17768 50.1
  Asian 1934 5.5
  Other 1269 3.6
  Declined to state/missing 1077 3.0
 Residence
  Urban 31734 89.6
  Rural 3697 10.4
Characteristics of abortion
 Abortion procedure
  Medication abortion 10037 28.3
  1st Trimester aspiration 19819 55.9
  2nd Trimester or later 5575 15.7
 Source of care
  Hospital 2528 7.1
  Outpatient clinic 20015 56.5
  Physician’s office/Physician’s group 12888 36.4
 Data year
  2011 19215 54.2
  2012 16216 45.8
 Distance traveled for care
   < 25 miles 26683 75.2
  25–49 miles 4540 12.8
  50–99 miles 2740 7.7
  100+ miles 1468 4.1
  1. aData on women missing age are not presented due to small numbers