Miroslav Korbeľ, Zuzana Kosibová, Miroslav Borovský, Ján Danko, Zuzana Nižňanská, Peter Kaščák, Alexandra Krištúfková
The analysis of maternity hospital number, childbirths, and abortions in the Slovak Republic in the year 2011 is presented. The number of maternity hospitals (55) was the same as that in a year before, but the number of deliveries decreased to 53 903. Frequency of multiple pregnancies was 1.5 %. Frequency of amniocentesis was 6.5 % (3526 cases), out of them 3.1 % (111 cases) were chromosomal abnormalities. There were 6622 spontaneous abortions, 6609 legally induced abortions, 536 ectopic pregnancies, and 68 histologically verified hydatidiform moles.