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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Patient satisfaction and wait times following outpatient manual vacuum aspiration compared to electric vacuum aspiration in the operating room: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Electric vacuum aspiration n = 90 Manual vacuum aspiration n = 48 P
Age (years) 33.4 (26.9–37.2) 32.3 (27.7–36.1) 0.98
Education 0.87
High school or less 11 (12.9) 7 (14.6)  
Some college 17 (20.0) 11 (22.9)  
College degree or more 57 (67.1) 30 (62.5)  
Race/ethnicity 0.29
Caucasian 44 (51.2) 24 (52.2)  
African American 17 (19.8) 15 (32.6)  
Asian 8 (9.3) 1 (2.2)  
Hispanic/Latina 9 (10.5) 4 (8.7)  
Other 8 (9.3) 2 (4.4)  
Gravidity 0.45
1 28 (31.3) 12 (25.0)  
2 or more 62 (68.9) 36 (75.0)  
Parity 0.81
0 39 (43.8) 20 (41.7)  
1 or more 50 (56.2) 28 (58.3)  
Vaginal parity 0.20
0 15 (32.6) 9 (32.1)  
1 21 (45.7) 8 (28.6)  
2 or more 10 (21.7) 11 (39.3)  
Attending of record <0.001
Family planning 35 (38.9) 35 (72.9)  
General Ob-Gyn 55 (61.1) 13 (27.1)  
  1. Data are shown as median (interquartile range) or n (%)
  2. Ob-Gyn obstetrician-gynaecologist