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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics of women with first and second trimester induced abortion

From: Determinants of first and second trimester induced abortion - results from a cross-sectional study taken place 7 years after abortion law revisions in Ethiopia

  First trimester abortion Second trimester abortion Second trimester vs first trimester abortion Second trimester vs first trimester abortion
  N = 729% N = 100% OR (95% CI) Adjusted* OR (95% CI)
Age     
 Median (rang) 21 (14–42) 18 (14–35)   
 <19 years 191/729 26.2 55/99 55.6 3.77 (1.92-7.39) 2.64 (1.23-5.68)
 20-24 years 334/729 45.8 27/99 27.3 1.06 (0.52-2.14) 1.20 (0.57-2.55)
 25+ years 204/729 28.0 17/99 17.2 1.00 1.00
Marital status     
 Single 345/726 47.5 80/100 80.0 6.90 (3.62-13.1) 6.55 (3.02-14.2)
 Married 357/726 49.2 12/100 2.0 1.00 1.00
 Widowed/Divorced 24/726 3.3 8/100 8.0 9.92 (3.56-27.6) 7.31 (2.50-21.4)
Education     
 < sec school 233/727 32.0 67/99 67.7 4.44 (2.78-7.19) 6.07 (3.66-10.1)
 Sec school+ 494/727 68.0 32/99 32.3 1.0 1.00
Occupation     
 Housewife 145/727 19.9 1/99 1.01 0.10 (0.002-0.71) ǂ 0.07 (0.01- 0.56)
 Employed 197/727 27.1 13/99 13.1 1.00 1.00
 Unemployed 10/727 1.4 9/99 9.1 13.6 (4.31-43.2) 10.1 (2.92-35.0)
 Attending school 305/727 42.0 56/99 56.6 2.78 (1.47-5.26) 2.35 (1.10-5.00)
 Other 70/727 9.6 20/99 20.2 4.33 (1.99- 9.37) 1.85 (0.79-4.32)
Place of residence     
 Jimma Town 463/727 63.7 41/100 41.0 1.00 1.00
 Jimma Zone 235/727 32.3 42/100 42.0 2.02 (1.27-3.20) 1.71 (1.04-2.81)
 Other 9/727 4.0 17/100 17.0 6.62 (3.28-13.4) 9.13 (4.20-19.8)
Parity     
 0 481/729 66.3 84/100 84.0 4.30 (2.03-9.13) 2.55 (1.17-5.56)
 1-2 197/729 27.1 8/100 8.0 1.00 1.00
 3+ 48/729 6.6 8/100 8.0 4.10 (1.44-11.7) 7.09 (2.41 -20.9)
  1. Significant results are marked in Bold.
  2. ǂFisher’s exact (all other: chi2).
  3. *Adjusted for; Age, Marital status, Education, Place of residence, Parity.
  4. Missing values are not shown in the columns, and therefore column sum do not add up with total in top row.