White women were at the tail end of the abortion chart with 9,704, or 13 percent who opted to have the procedure.
The statistics show the city’s abortion rate dropped 8.6 percent from 2011, and it has decreased 19 percent since 2003 and 22 percent since 2000.
Asians and Pacific Islander women had the lowest number of abortions according to the data, with 4,493 recorded among the group.
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