Table 2

Demographics of study population vs. Victorian female population
Variable At risk for unintended pregnancy % (n) Not at risk for unintended pregnancy % (n) Total sample % Victorian female population 2006 census [10]%
Age group (years)
  16-19 43 (160) 26 (160) 32 7
  20-24 37 (137) 36 (220) 36 7
  25-29 9 (33) 14 (86) 12 7
  30-34 3 (12) 7 (42) 6 7
  35-39 2 (8) 8 (48) 6 8
  40-50 5 (20) 9 (52) 8 15
Highest education level completed
  University or Postgraduate 25 (91) 40 (244) 34 32
Country of Birth
  Australia 77 (286) 72 (435) 73 70
Language spoken at home
  English 90 (331) 91 (551) 90 75
Medical Insurance
  Health care card 41 (150) 32 (192) 35
  Private insurance 46 (170) 49 (293) 47 *
Household Income ($)
  ≥60,000 34 (99) 43 (215) 32 *
SEIFA score
  1-5 9 (33) 11 (69) 10 *
  6-8 22 (82) 23 (140) 23
  9-10 69 (253) 65 (394) 66

* Data not available from Census.

Ong et al.

Ong et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1108   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1108

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