Table 1

Abortion characteristics for hotline clients seeking second-trimester medication abortion (2012–2016) (n=91)

Characteristics% (n)
Gestational age (weeks) (mean (SD))15.6 (2.5)
Complete abortion by first MA attempt without medical care89.0 (81.0)
Complete abortion by second MA attempt without medical care91.2 (83.0)
Sought medical care6.6 (6.0)
Terminated pregnancy*97.8 (89.0)
  • *Two callers were lost to follow-up after a failed abortion on their first attempt; the outcome of their pregnancy is unknown.

  • MA, medication abortion.