Table 1

Participant Characteristics

Characteristic

Unintended pregnancy after age 35

No unintended pregnancy after age 35


(n = 9)

(n = 8)


Race/Ethnicity


African American

7

1


White

1

7


Latina

1

0


Marital Status


Single/Never married

5

0


Married, living with husband

0

8


Divorced or separated

4

0


Unmarried, living with partner

0

0


Highest Educational Level


Some high school

2

0


Completed high school

3

0


Some college

3

1


Completed college or higher

1

7


Total Family Income Prior Year to Interview


Less than $10,000

4

1


$10,000 to $19,999

2

0


$20,000 to $29,999

0

1


$30,000 to $39,999

1

0


$40,000 to $49,999

0

0


$50,000 or greater

2

6


Mean number of children

2.8

2.0


Attitudes toward future childbearing


Do not desire more children

4

6


Ambivalent

4

2


Desire more children

1

0


Effectiveness of Reversible Contraceptive Used Within Prior Week of Interview*


Very Effective

2

0


Effective

2

6


Moderately Effective

5

2


Less Effective

0

0


*Contraceptive effectiveness is defined according to the World Health Organization in Family Planning: A global handbook for providers. Baltimore and Geneva: CCP and WHO, 2007, Appendix A, p. 319

Godfrey et al. BMC Women's Health 2011 11:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-11-5

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