Obstetrics and Gynecology International / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Knowledge, Awareness, Perceptions, and Use of Emergency Contraceptives among Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Table 1

Demographic and reproductive health characteristics of the sample.

Total sample ( )

Demographic Characteristics

Average Age (sd)32.5 (7.3)
Race/Ethnicity
White31.2%
Black7.8%
Asian1.3%
American Indian5.8%
Pacific Islander1.3%
Hispanic47.4%
Other1.3%
Multi-racial3.9%
Monolingual Spanish Speaking27.2%
Average Years of Education (sd)10.9 (3.2)
Married or living w/partner44.2%
Employed Outside the Home61.7%

Reproductive Health Characteristics

Ever pregnant86.4%
Ever had unplanned pregnancy59.7%
Ever received help to end a pregnancy23.4%
History of forced sex in last year48.1%
Prior EC use15.3%

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