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Induced Second Trimester Abortion and Associated Factors in Amhara Region Referral Hospitals

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of women who sought abortion service in Amhara region referral hospitals.

Variables Frequency
()
Percent

Age
 15–1910124.3
 20–2414133.9
 25–297818.8
 30–345312.7
354310.3
Residence
 Urban25260.6
 Rural16439.4
Ethnicity
 Amhara38993.5
 Oromo71.7
 Tigre143.4
 Others*61.4
Religion
 Orthodox31876.4
 Muslim9121.9
 Protestant41.0
 Catholic30.7
Marital status
 Single17341.6
 Married19346.4
 Divorced4410.6
 Widowed61.4
Occupation
 Housewife15437.0
 Student11026.4
 Merchant4410.6
 Government employee4410.6
 Farmer122.9
 Daily laborer368.7
 Others**163.8
Monthly income
 <26.3 dollars32377.6
 26.3–52.6 dollars6515.6
 >52.6 dollars286.8
Educational status
 Unable to read and write12429.8
 Able to read and write4510.8
 1–8th9823.6
 9–12th11026.4
 Diploma and above399.4

Note: others*  =  Agew, Afar, others** =  housemaid, jobless.

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