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Table 2 Socio-economic characteristics of women with residence in Jimma Town having 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 = 463% N = 41% OR (95% CI) Adjusted* OR (95% CI)
Age     
 Median (rang) 21 (14–38) 18 (14–27)   
 <19 years 119/463 25.7 25/41 61.0 6.93 (2.27-21.2) 2.88 (0.82-10.2)
 20-24 years 212/463 45.8 12/41 29.3 1.87 (0.59-5.93) 1.30 (0.36- 4.62)
 25+ years 132/463 28.5 4/41 9.8 1.00 1.00
Marital status     
 Single 221/461 48.0 35/41 85.4 7.13 (2.68-18.9) 5.07 (1.71-15.0)
 Married 225/461 48.8 5/41 12.2 1.00 1.00
 Widowed/Divorced 15/461 3.5 1/41 2.4 3.00 (0.33-27.59) 2.42 (0.23-25.0)
Education     
 < sec school 139/462 30.1 24/41 58.5 3.28 (1.63-6.71) 4.08 (2.00-8.33)
 Sec school+ 323/462 69.9 17/41 41.5 1.00 1.00
Occupation     
 Housewife 80/463 17.3 1/41 2.4 0.20 (0.004- 1.56)ǂ 0.28 (0.03- 2.58)
 Employed 129/463 27.9 8/41 19.5 1.00 1.00
 Unemployed 5/463 1.1 3/41 7.3 9.68 (1.82-51.3) 4.02 (0.61-26.3)
 Attending school 201/463 43.4 25/41 61.0 2.00 (1.87-4.60) 1.22 (0.45-3.30)
 Other 48/463 10.4 4/41 9.8 1.34 (0.38-4.69) 0.50 (0.13-1.96)
Parity     
 0 309/463 67.0 37/41 90.3 5.07 (1.56-26.1)ǂ 2.16 (0.53-8.78)
 1-2 127/463 27.6 3/41 7.3 1.00 1.00
 3+ 25/463 5.4 1/41 2.4 1.69 (0.31-22.0)ǂ 2.99 (0.27-33.6)
  1. Significant results are marked in Bold.
  2. ǂFisher’s exact (all other: chi2).
  3. *Adjusted for; Age, Marital status, Education, Parity.
  4. Missing values are not shown in the columns, and therefore column sum do not add up with total in top row.