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Table 2 University of the West Indies Medical Student Attitudes Towards Abortion

From: Abortion attitudes, training, and experience among medical students in Jamaica, West Indies

 N = 1404Agree N(%)Disagree N(%)
Average Attitude Sum score (AbAS)a31.59 ((±9.50)  
Would provide abortion in case of:
 Financial distress 677 (48.22)727 (51.78)
 Disruption of career or education goals 658 (46.90)745 (53.10)
 Family is complete 555 (39.56)848 (60.44)
 Rape/Incest 1039 (74)365 (26)
 Threat to maternal physical health 1326 (94.51)77 (5.49)
 Threat to maternal mental Health 1275 (91.01)126 (8.99)
 Preference for the different gender or fetal sex 456 (32.52)946 (67.48)
 Fetal anomalies 1274 (90.81)129 (9.19)
 Infection with Zika virus 1272 (90.66)131 (9.34)
  1. a abortion attitude sum score (AbAS) ranges from 1 to 45, with ≥27 representing favorable attitude