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Table 2 Proportion of Abortions by Distance Category, Medi-Cal 2011–2012

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

  n %0–24 Miles %25–49 Miles %50–99 Miles %100+ Miles Median distance Traveled (miles) Chi-squared, K-sample equality of medians test
  Total (N) 35431 26683 4540 2740 1468 10.5  
  Total (%)   75.3 12.8 7.7 4.1   
Sociodemographics
 Age, yearsa        <0.001
  17 or younger 1154 68.7 16.3 9.4 5.6 11.9  
  18–24 14272 74.2 13.1 8.3 4.4 11.2  
  25–34 15561 75.9 12.6 7.5 4.0 10.2  
  35 or older 4438 78.8 11.8 6.1 3.2 9.3  
 Race/ethnicity        <0.001
  Non-Hispanic white 8951 60.4 19.3 13.9 6.4 17.0  
  Non-Hispanic black 4432 79.9 9.6 8.0 2.5 10.3  
  Hispanic/Latina 17768 80.5 10.8 5.1 3.5 8.9  
  Asian 1934 82.4 10.8 4.1 2.8 9.4  
  Other 1269 75.6 11.0 8.0 5.5 9.4  
Declined to state/missing 1077 81.1 11.3 4.8 2.8 11.0  
 Residence        <0.001
  Urban 31734 82.0 10.7 5.0 2.3 9.2  
  Rural 3697 19.1 30.9 31.5 19.5 50.7  
Characteristics of abortion
 Abortion procedure        <0.001
  Medication abortion 10037 79.5 12.1 5.9 2.5 8.7  
  1st Trimester aspiration 19819 76.6 12.6 7.4 3.5 10.2  
  2nd Trimester or later 5575 63.2 15.0 12.3 9.4 15.8  
 Source of care        <0.001
  Hospital 2528 68.8 11.3 10.0 9.9 9.6  
 Outpatient clinic 20015 75.2 14.0 7.5 3.3 11.0  
  Physician’s office/Physician’s group 12888 76.8 11.3 7.6 4.3 9.9  
 Data year        0.184
  2011 19215 75.3 12.7 7.9 4.1 10.6  
  2012 16216 75.4 13.0 7.5 4.2 10.4  
  1. aData on missing age not presented due to small numbers