Iowa abortions and live births by region of residence, 1999-2012

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 24 August 2013

Reported abortions by MCHR of residence, 1999-2012

Note: Iowa reports abortion data by Maternal and Child Health Regions, not by counties; counties for each MCHR are listed below.

MCHR counties and number19992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012MCHR
Adair, Madison, Ringgold, Union (15)504447564657575048524634313615
Adams, Montgomery, Page, Taylor (19)11101027715123131232830242019
Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, Winneshiek (21)1141299610582100777179925972614521
Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello (2)1571501571321501421651551571661311351451182
Audubon, Calhoun, Carroll, Dallas, Greene, Guthrie, Sac (5)11010312013211111915115913013414986115965
Benton, Hardin, Marshall, Tama (13)1531501471511521501411481291201271049810313
Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Grundy (1)3814373523983553833793563814004003173162961
Boone, Story (16)23422423322923123620222121924020716317818016
Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, O'Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Pocahontas (20)61536366594171895982911021057020
Butler, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Kossuth, Mitchell, Winnebago, Worth (18)143164144151132156144170158149128102878918
Cass, Crawford, Harrison, Monona, Shelby (6)27142537232118273443374439286
Cedar, Clinton, Jackson (26)15014212415514813912514012711810198818126
Cherokee, Ida, Lyon, Plymouth, Sioux (17)253540323751363146464452383417
Clarke, Decatur, Marion, Warren, Wayne (3)148132133100124134119144127114959184903
Delaware, Dubuque, Jones (11)19220516017315013515818415316914913111710411
Des Moines, Lee (8)11887147149133112125101135131876965698
Fremont, Mills, Pottawattamie (22)9496041548393312874623722
Hamilton, Humboldt, Webster, Wright (25)11513210411711714311212910812510271757725
Henry, Washington (24)697352778071607060755955424024
Iowa, Johnson (12)56652143643546245953153651252340637635434812
Jasper, Mahaska, Poweshiek (9)1129799911019179829584778166529
Linn (10)55552850957551954050854343855649141434837810
Louisa, Musactine (4)1231271131391271391201311361031157679634
Polk (23)1,2941,2271,2301,1841,2031,1871,2121,3261,2441,2961,1111,06295497323
Scott (14)38746840645544449943146239447843536933832714
Woodbury (7)1982141371581751681611491902001761671291337
IOWA TOTAL5,5025,4705,0935,3845,1725,3035,1985,5885,2835,5504,8794,3754,0313,887 
NONRESIDENTS5475595918216786796631,1221,343925937995770750 
UNKNOWN5730362557402018231113291411 
TOTAL6,1066,0595,7206,2305,9166,0225,8816,7286,6496,4865,8295,3994,8154,648 


Reported live births by MCHR of residence, 1997-2012

MCHR counties and number1997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012MCHR
Adair, Madison, Ringgold, Union (15)43844346846043447448245650653150951947847542842015
Adams, Montgomery, Page, Taylor (19)39545845543041643238339943045741940342038939042419
Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard, Winneshiek (21)1,1011,0601,0501,0551,0481,0041,0571,0571,1661,1361,1601,1091,1039871,0371,05621
Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello (2)1,2331,2591,2291,3121,2721,2691,3651,2831,4151,3791,4261,3771,3281,2981,2711,2632
Audubon, Calhoun, Carroll, Dallas, Greene, Guthrie, Sac (5)1,2661,3031,3201,3431,2551,3231,3881,4051,5791,7291,7291,8041,8051,7281,8031,8975
Benton, Hardin, Marshall, Tama (13)1,1901,2641,3131,3401,3141,2521,3571,3941,3661,3561,3061,3901,2571,2681,1961,23713
Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Grundy (1)2,2172,2932,2322,2352,2602,2882,2042,3492,3772,5512,4682,4702,4582,3312,3192,3831
Boone, Story (16)1,1351,1551,2031,2571,2151,2121,2321,1891,2551,3281,3621,3051,2961,2291,2931,23616
Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, O'Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Pocahontas (20)1,2141,1311,1841,1651,1151,1761,2061,2141,2691,2181,2431,2761,1611,1801,1521,19820
Butler, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Kossuth, Mitchell, Winnebago, Worth (18)1,6681,6431,6411,6581,5861,5451,5341,5871,6721,6591,7371,6551,5061,5771,5231,45518
Cass, Crawford, Harrison, Monona, Shelby (6)7997447957887687997837497558248808147727827697496
Cedar, Clinton, Jackson (26)1,0691,0981,0481,0361,0399899539971,0151,0851,0729971,03299898595326
Cherokee, Ida, Lyon, Plymouth, Sioux (17)1,1191,0761,0541,1411,0931,1321,1161,1251,1551,2141,2381,2031,2201,1501,1631,20517
Clarke, Decatur, Marion, Warren, Wayne (3)1,0841,1541,1871,1731,1961,1911,1911,2131,2821,2481,3251,2891,2781,1861,1781,2103
Delaware, Dubuque, Jones (11)1,5641,5821,5461,6751,5801,5701,6681,6121,5631,6361,7161,6421,6241,6121,5121,57411
Des Moines, Lee (8)9959639869659139018899109071,0119779039578538819018
Fremont, Mills, Pottawattamie (22)1,4381,4431,4701,4211,4931,4171,5191,4781,5141,4871,5291,5111,5671,5581,4071,44022
Hamilton, Humboldt, Webster, Wright (25)1,0109879999519539209451,02194597097193590586485182125
Henry, Washington (24)49553455255454654850954551153750954546051849950224
Iowa, Johnson (12)1,4301,4491,5101,5651,5521,6221,7111,7501,6571,8211,8191,9221,9151,9761,9112,02712
Jasper, Mahaska, Poweshiek (9)8869009349539579029128729759119319058819148818869
Linn (10)2,5842,6352,7452,7152,8462,7512,7542,7592,7832,8692,8442,8472,9002,7612,7322,72210
Louisa, Musactine (4)7607877838028128317537517167807857767107066576944
Polk (23)5,6855,8985,9546,2166,1106,1406,3716,3206,5676,9116,9156,7236,6906,5216,4986,72923
Scott (14)2,1752,3392,2642,3482,2142,2752,2332,2992,3172,2472,3432,2292,3392,1012,2752,20014
Woodbury (7)1,6911,6641,6271,6921,6231,5921,6241,6341,5781,6971,6221,6721,6001,5521,5931,5047
IOWA TOTAL36,64137,26237,54938,25037,61037,55538,13938,36839,27540,59240,83540,22139,66238,51438,20438,686 


Reported live births by county of residence, 1997-2012

county1997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012county
Adair68767168657481608697927676698168Adair
Adams33504735384940384264403755483950Adams
Allamakee165172186158170186170205206207205193180169164179Allamakee
Appanoose141153158142140154182145184154168184146143167159Appanoose
Audubon82726847614870467357548364575850Audubon
Benton281325265325305303333315291310289309290301267256Benton
Black Hawk1,5861,6381,5941,5511,5961,6021,5471,7151,6831,7761,7301,7741,7461,6881,6321,729Black Hawk
Boone289295318317291290320287310329320303306284323317Boone
Bremer219210236250238255242232273297285265250209252263Bremer
Buchanan284309298301301304298290298340314301306290294267Buchanan
Buena Vista259236254233240255251268292260289290286313301339Buena Vista
Butler160162159170135160157179171170202173167151167168Butler
Calhoun9711410310795998611510010810895128103100124Calhoun
Carroll238246252262226240266260269302275264274249277256Carroll
Cass160144155158157146152151170159171178162163148152Cass
Cedar198185181206188184204205194203220200224183190178Cedar
Cerro Gordo525525551530475503493500471501549522477486479450Cerro Gordo
Cherokee142131134146117115115113113119137106126101136140Cherokee
Chickasaw157126138169140134150131179156153153137142152153Chickasaw
Clarke839910797135110135124132126141145137116130126Clarke
Clay197179195204204189223209200205214217192203194193Clay
Clayton195207193194217176214207190226198210194184189212Clayton
Clinton629677629591613593529599623653633606589641575568Clinton
Crawford211193205189225218239244212249268235235258257229Crawford
Dallas4825275045665266045936557978939621,0261,0141,0291,0651,165Dallas
Davis119102102129125114130118137138136143142142134133Davis
Decatur98929010182859510310197114119103948582Decatur
Delaware208247196227204212216189210216231180207192187189Delaware
Des Moines549514520555502497496525500557558527518468476470Des Moines
Dickinson169176172159155170164178153173179186161145172161Dickinson
Dubuque1,1431,1521,1541,2211,1781,1511,2311,2041,1251,2081,2431,2241,2171,1931,1351,176Dubuque
Emmet118126124126125130151129158146127125126114102115Emmet
Fayette260235230233207201243209250230232228263218233219Fayette
Floyd209196192199189175182197218220213203170177216168Floyd
Franklin130112120113127120121133128124173127134140114108Franklin
Fremont948998829074937490811088695826681Fremont
Greene11011012592112941101009312895110951088597Greene
Grundy128136104133125127117112123138139130156144141124Grundy
Guthrie12712214013413514815110612712212212112486109104Guthrie
Hamilton210218206192179179181201185184193168185157174143Hamilton
Hancock12713512713113311110711715513113311910510895113Hancock
Hardin189206235208232190213200207196200221173199178179Hardin
Harrison179166179193160171176136177175211188173154154138Harrison
Henry241250246264216240194255246221251250217240231224Henry
Howard124112117110110111100119131127140132134108112130Howard
Humboldt12810713099117108107143121125106103111111103101Humboldt
Ida999080707996728081929783106837493Ida
Iowa156174178183180179197190200206169203204184178197Iowa
Jackson242236238239238212220193198229219191219174220207Jackson
Jasper436420457458460458439421474402423441389415417441Jasper
Jefferson161172158145154147148152171142155157150129144140Jefferson
Johnson1,2741,2751,3321,3821,3721,4431,5141,5601,4571,6151,6501,7191,7111,7921,7331,830Johnson
Jones213183196227198207221219228212242238200227190209Jones
Keokuk127142125154126143128133125139124120118113137128Keokuk
Kossuth174173162166157168161175181166187154156179162151Kossuth
Lee446449466410411404393385407454419376439385405431Lee
Linn2,5842,6352,7452,7152,8462,7512,7542,7592,7832,8692,8442,8472,9002,7612,7322,722Linn
Louisa190173164164159200140164129147157132114134124137Louisa
Lucas9511597119108107101891201251311069511310082Lucas
Lyon137149154159141157164144169175167170156174173169Lyon
Madison169164188196172208194196189205192218200205150166Madison
Mahaska258285301283296251280268306322295280301292281267Mahaska
Marion333403432383382423392398424422451401420374358368Marion
Marshall472511573556541539572642612624606626589557538583Marshall
Mills159194156155181163169183197179188182169155147179Mills
Mitchell133123133131152127119111147119108129112145118106Mitchell
Monona10999115981131079310395120999682908395Monona
Monroe95771001028381948276969310178988182Monroe
Montgomery112152146139137139115125142137138121117107104114Montgomery
Muscatine570614619638653631613587587633628644596572533557Muscatine
O’Brien192160180187149169158171184170176173169176146153O’Brien
Osceola80767373747381807370667666596280Osceola
Page171190196169159171166168167177177170200156182183Page
Palo Alto122107104110103110115105121126118121921019688Palo Alto
Plymouth328306289309281302306324313306336318310265284293Plymouth
Pocahontas77718273658063748868748869697969Pocahontas
Polk5,6855,8985,9546,2166,1106,1406,3716,3206,5676,9116,9156,7236,6906,5216,4986,729Polk
Pottawattamie1,1851,1601,2161,1841,2221,1801,2571,2211,2271,2271,2331,2431,3031,3211,1941,180Pottawattamie
Poweshiek192195176212201193193183195187213184191207183178Poweshiek
Ringgold65476969635463577959606364545156Ringgold
Sac1301121281351009011212312011911310510696109101Sac
Scott2,1752,3392,2642,3482,2142,2752,2332,2992,3172,2472,3432,2292,3392,1012,2752,200Scott
Shelby140142141150113157123115101121131117120117127135Shelby
Sioux413400397457475462459464479522501526522527497510Sioux
Story8468608859409249229129029459991,0421,002990945970919Story
Tama248222240251236220239237256226211234205211213219Tama
Taylor79666687827362687979647548786577Taylor
Union136156140127134138144143152170165162138147146130Union
Van Buren791078597928287889889106919510684107Van Buren
Wapello416391404424444441495476504496513475504454424432Wapello
Warren513504483513511489496507549515527544537523515542Warren
Washington254284306290330308315290265316258295243278268278Washington
Wayne57567579868473817688928081799092Wayne
Webster520513498492501471477491474485495491449442423449Webster
Winnebago13512712113413111410810112014299137102120102105Winnebago
Winneshiek200208186191204196180186210190232193195166187163Winneshiek
Woodbury1,6911,6641,6271,6921,6231,5921,6241,6341,5781,6971,6221,6721,6001,5521,5931,504Woodbury
Worth75907684876786748186739183717086Worth
Wright152149165168156162180186165176177173160154151128Wright
IOWA TOTAL36,64137,26237,54938,25037,61037,55538,13938,36839,27540,59240,83540,22139,66238,51438,20438,686IOWA TOTAL


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