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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of women of reproductive age group (15–49) who received abortion care in Bahir Dar Town, October 1 – November 12,015, n = 400

From: Postabortion contraceptive use in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Postabortion contraceptive P-value
Yes n (%) No n (%)
Age
 15–19 47 (15.3%) 13 (14.1%) 0.17
 20–24 126 (40.9%) 37 (40.2%)  
 25–29 97 (31.5%) 18 (19.5%)  
 30–34 23 (7.5%) 10 (10.9%)  
  ≥ 35 15 (4.8%) 14 (15.3%)  
Marital status
 Married 275 (89.3%) 51 (55.4%) < 0.000
 Single 33 (10.7%) 41 (44.6%)  
Educational status
 No formal education 61 (19.4%) 12 (13.9%) 0.198
 Primary school 68 (21.7%) 22 (25.6%)  
 Secondary school and above 185 (58.9%) 52 (60.5%)  
Occupational status
 Employed 137 (43.6%) 32 (37.2%) 0.35
 Homemaker 85 (27.1%) 22 (25.6%)  
 Student 92 (29.3%) 32 (37.2%)  
Religion
 Orthodox 289 (91.8%) 75 (88.2%) 0.64
 Muslim 23 (7.3%) 8 (9.4%)  
 Others * 3 (0.9%) 2 (2.4%)  
Residence
 Urban 233 (74.2%) 61 (71%) 0.37
 Rural 81 (25.8%) 25 (29%)  
Have children
 Yes 140 (44.6%) 29 (33.7%) 0.27
 No 174 (55.4%) 57 (66.3%)  
  1. *= Protestant and Catholic