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

Table 3

The bivariate and multiple logistic regression results on factors associated with induced second trimester abortion.

CharacteristicsInduced second trimester abortion
No YesWith 95% CI
Frequency (%)Frequency (%)CORAOR

Residence
 Urban215 (85.3)37 (14.7)11
 Rural121 (73.8)43 (26.2)2.06 (1.26–3.38)1.86 (1.11–3.14)**
Number of pregnancies
 First 191 (77)57 (23)11
 2nd and above145 (86.3)23 (13.7)0.53 (0.31–0.90)0.79 (0.45–10.43)
Nature of menses
 Regular 231 (86.2)37 (13.8)11
 Irregular 105 (70.9)43 (29.1)2.56 (1.56–4.20)1.76 (1.03–2.98)*
Get off from work
 No250 (83.3)50 (16.7)11
 Yes86 (74.1)30 (25.9)1.74 (1.04–2.92)1.19 (0.62–2.29)
Did not know she was pregnant
 No200 (87)30 (13)11
 Yes136 (73.1)50 (26.9)2.45 (1.48–4.05)2.05 (1.21–3.48)*
Cannot afford to cater baby
 No272 (82.9)56 (17.1)11
 Yes64 (72.7)24 (27.3)1.82 (1.05–3.16)1.31 (0.71–2.39)
Logistical problem
 No87 (92.6)7 (7.4)11
 Yes249 (77.3)73 (22.7)3.64 (1.62–8.22)2.37 (1.02–5.53)*

Note; = pregnancy, COR = crude odds ratio, and AOR = adjusted odds ratio; * and **.

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