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Table 2 Maternal characteristics of mothers came to Felege Hiywot Referral Hospital, Amhara Region, North West Ethiopia

From: Determinants of abortion among clients coming for abortion service at felegehiwot referral hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a case control study

Study variables Abortion status
Case, N (%) Control, N (%)
Family planning method used   
 Ever used no method 55 (31.4) 77 (22.0)
 Ever used at least one method 120 (68.6) 273 (88.0)
Emergency contraceptive knowledge   
 Yes 96 (54.8) 143 (40.8)
 No 79 (45.2) 207 (59.2)
Emergency contraceptive method used   
 Yes 50 (28.6) 67 (19.1)
 No 125 (71.4) 283 (80.9)
Number of live children the mother had   
 Had no children 122 (69.7) 185 (52.8)
 Had at least one children 53 (30.3) 165 (47.2)
Previous abortion history   
 Yes 15 (8.6) 57 (16.3)
 No 160 (91.4) 293 (83.7)
Contraceptive method knowledge   
 Mention at least one method 122 (69.7) 348 (99.4)
 Mention no method 53 (31.3) 2 (0.6)
Gravidity   
 One pregnancy 122 (69.7) 133 (38.8)
 Two and above pregnancy 53 (31.3) 217 (61.2)