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Research Article

Prevalence and Predictors of Contraceptives Use among Women Aged (15–49 years) with Induced Abortion History in Ghana

Table 2

Distribution and chi-square analysis of outcome (contraceptives use) across respondents’ characteristics (sociodemographic, socioeconomic, and abortion-related characteristics).

VariableContraceptives use
No (%)Yes (%)

Age
X2 = 106.8983,
  15–1961 (2.84)54 (4.674)
  20–24224 (11.66)222 (19.28)
  25–29347 (18.31)282 (25.23)
  30–34363 (18.75)18.73 (18.73)
  35–39334 (18.42)181 (15.54)
  40–44298 (15.84)101 (9.59)
  45–49284 (14.18)77 (6.96)

Union
X2 = 11.5593,
  Yes1232 (64.29)770 (70.33)
  No677 (35.71)360 (29.67)

Educational level
X = 17.6039,
  Primary320 (16.22)183 (17.45)
  JHS727 (39.73)495 (44)
  SHS683 (34.81)328 (27.54)
  No education179 (9.24)124 (11.01)

Religion
X = 0.8010,
  Christianity1720 (92.33)1031 (91.87)
  Islam162 (6.23)82 (6.35)
  Traditional4 (1.87)4 (0.32)
  Others23 (1.25)13 (1.45)

Residence
X = 29.8850,
  Rural532 (28.14)393 (37.71)
  Urban1377 (71.86)737 (62.29)

Age at first intercourse
X = 0.6218,
  <16589 (30.49)347 (31.86)
  16+1320 (69.51)783 (68.14)

Knowledge of fertile period
X = 14.7421,
  Yes1710 (90.25)1058 (94.23)
  No199 (9.75)72 (5.77)

Registered with health insurance
X = 3.3315,
  Yes1543 (80.52)941 (83.19)
  No366 (19.48)189 (16.81)

Gravidae
X = 18.8832,
  1–3760 (39)516 (44.67)
  4–5590 (32.56)29 (25.24)
  6+559 (28.44)323 (30.1)

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