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Table 1 Contraceptive Use and Contraceptive Counseling by Pregnancy Intention Status

From: The role of pregnancy intendedness and prenatal contraceptive counseling on postpartum contraceptive use

Characteristics Total (n = 125) Intended Ambivalent (n = 50) Unintended (n = 33)
(n = 42)
  %/M (SD) %/M (SD) %/M (SD) %/M (SD)
Contraceptive use at 6 months postpartum 44% 32% 38% 69%
Contraceptive counseling during pregnancy 66% 55% 76% 66%
Control variables
Desires no more births 37% 24% 40% 50%
Race/Ethnicity
  White 41% 46% 44% 28%
  Black 28% 27% 22% 41%
  Hispanic 14% 15% 12% 16%
  Native American 17% 12% 22% 16%
  Parity 1.27 (1.31) 1.29 (1.45) 1.08 (1.24) 1.56 (1.21)
  Age (years) 25.84 (5.47) 26.73 (5.82) 25.86 (5.76) 24.66 (4.87)
 Residential partner 65% 76% 71% 41%
 Economic hardship 1.56 (1.82) 1.71 (1.92) 1.55 (1.91) 1.34 (1.92)
 Clinic 1 67% 66% 66% 72%
Ever had unintended pregnancy 57% 48% 55% 70%