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Náhled: Abortions

ISSN: 1210-8642, (0862-5743)
Pages: ca. 95 pages
Publications are available with data since 1960. Since 1995 in Czech-English version.

The source of information are data from National Registry of Abortions. Data on abortions are classified by place of permanent residence, marital status and age of woman, age of fetus in weeks, kind of abortion (spontaneous, vacuum expiration, other LIA, other abortion, ectopic pregnancy), type of contraception used.

AKTUÁLNÍ INFORMACE (Topical Information)

As in previous year, the total number of abortions slightly decreased from 37 734 in 2012 to 37 687 in 2013. The number of spontaneous abortions increased about 192 cases to 13 708 spontaneous abortions. There were 22 714 legally induced abortions in 2013, o. w. 4 350 cases were medically indicated. Menstrual regulations accounted 72.4 % of the total number of legally induced abortions. Especially single women, women with secondary education and women with two children mostly underwent induced abortion till 8th week of pregnancy in 2013. Abortions of foreigners accounted 5.8 %, there were 2 171 cases.

In 2012 the total number of abortions decreased to 37 734. The number of spontaneous abortions also decreased from 13 637 to 13 516 and presented 35.8 % of all abortions in 2012. 72 % of all abortions in 2012 occurred up to 8th gestation week. The number of legally induced abortions also decreased to 23 032 compared to the last year. Most of women who applied for induced abortion till 8th week of pregnancy were single, secondary educated and women with two children. Abortions of foreigners stood for 6.2 % of the total.

In 2011 the total number of abortions declined to 38 864. The number of spontaneous abortions decreased too from 13 981 to 13 637 and presents 35.1 % of all abortions. 72 % of all abortions in 2011 occurred up to 8th gestation week. The number of legally induced abortions slightly increased to 24 055. Among women who applied for induced abortion till 8th week of pregnancy there was a largest number proportion of single, secondary educated and women with two children. Abortions of foreigners constituted 6.6 % of the total.

In 2010 the total number of abortions declined to 39 273. The number of spontaneous abortions decreased too from 14 629 to 13 981 and presents 35.6 % of all abortions. 72 % of all abortions in 2010 occurred up to 8th gestation week. The number of legally induced abortions declined to 23 998. Among women who applied for induced abortion till 8th week of pregnancy there was a largest number proportion of single, secondary educated and women with two children. Abortions of foreigners constituted 6.8 % of the total.

There were 40 528 abortions in the Czech Republic in 2009, it means 15.94 abortions per thousand women in fertile age. Of that 9.69 were legally induced abortions and 5.76 spontaneous abortions per 1 000 women in fertile age. The rest were ectopic pregnancies and other abortions.
In 2008 the total number of abortions declined to 40 528. The number of spontaneous abortions increased from 14 273 to 14 629 during the period 2008-2009 and presents 36.1 % of all abortions. Almost 72 % of all abortions in 2008 occurred up to 8th gestation week. The number of legally induced abortions declined to 24 636. Among women who applied for induced abortion till 8th week of pregnancy there was a largest number proportion of single, secondary educated and women with two children. Abortions of foreigners constituted 7.5 % of the total.