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Voluntary termination of pregnancy. By motives, type of centre, marital status and age of the woman

Voluntary termination of pregnancy. 2016-2020 By motives, type of centre, marital status and age of the woman
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Legal motive (1)
Endangered life, physical or psychological health of the woman : : : : :
Defective foetus : : : : :
Rape : : : : :
More than one motive : : : : :
By request of the mother 17,605 17,626 18,894 19,822 18,077
Adnger to health of mother-medical causes 1,377 1,421 1,481 1,473 1,128
Risk of foetal anomalies 599 582 576 577 551
Foetal anomalies incompatible with life 80 54 63 62 44
Combination of rasons 0 3 1 2 0
Type of centre
Non-hospital (1) 18,226 18,216 19,149 19,844 17,798
Hospital 1,435 1,470 1,866 2,092 2,002
Marital status
Single 13.732 14,034 14,981 16,025 14,210
Married 4.367 4,130 4,415 4,356 4,114
Widow 49 43 40 55 34
Divorced 664 702 651 704 635
Separated 568 549 584 492 517
Not stated 281 228 344 304 290
Age
<15 years 70 79 53 72 44
15-19 years 1,954 1,912 2,141 2,254 1,824
20-24 years 4,047 4,232 4,663 4,749 4,255
25-29 years 4,106 4,148 4,494 4,737 4,397
30-34 years 4,101 3,922 4,228 4,426 4,007
35-39 years 3,738 3,700 3,667 3,828 3,473
40-44 years 1,510 1,566 1,633 1,710 1,645
45 years or more 135 127 136 160 155
Not stated 0 0 0 0 0
Total 19,661 19,686 21,015 21,936 19,800
Source: Ministry of Health.
Nota: Since the entry in force of Organic Law 2/2010, of March 3, on sexual and reproductive health and voluntary interruption of pregnancy (BOE 2010; (55):1-14), the legal motives are presented in a different classification.
(1) Authorized centres.

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