Table 1

Bivariate analysis between induced abortions and voluntary family planning dimensions and socio-demographic characteristics
Ever had induced abortions (n = 935)
Voluntary Family Planning dimensions 0 1 ≥2 P-value
 Counselling 0.054
  No 61.3 25.5 13.2
  Yes 68.8 21.0 10.2
 Information for making informed choice 0.371
  No 65.3 22.5 12.2
  Yes 68.8 21.3 9.9
 Access/availability to selected method(s) 0.813
  No 64.0 24.2 11.8
  Yes 65.8 22.4 11.9
Counselling + information 0.083
  No 61.6 25.4 13.1
  Yes 68.5 21.2 10.4
All three components 0.105
  No 60.2 27.2 12.7
  Yes 66.9 21.7 11.5
Age at interview 0.000
 18–24 89.9 10.1 0.0
 25–34 77.0 17.8 5.2
 35–49 56.5 26.6 16.9
Place of residents 0.000
 Rural 70.1 21.4 8.5
 Urban 59.7 23.4 16.9
Ethnicity 0.052
 Kinh 68.9 22.8 8.3
 Others (ethnic minorities) 65.3 21.8 13.0
Education 0.706
 Primary and secondary 66.9 22.3 10.8
 High school and higher (college/university) 66.1 21.6 10.3
Occupation 0.002
 Others 60.1 25.9 14.1
 Farmers 69.9 20.1 10.1
Wealth index (quintiles) 0.001
 Lowest 74.3 18.5 7.2
 Second 71.0 21.0 7.9
 Middle 66.5 22.7 10.8
 Fourth 62.5 23.7 13.8
 Highest 57.7 24.4 17.9
Number of living children 0.000
 1 78.7 16.4 4.9
 2 61.6 23.9 14.5
 3+ 53.8 29.8 16.4
Sex of previous child (children) 0.074
 Male 63.3 23.9 12.8
 Female 69.3 20.3 10.4
Ever used contraceptives (couple methods)
 No 70.2 18.9 10.9 0.008
 Yes 61.8 25.9 12.3
Ever used contraceptives (female methods)
 No 76.8 17.9 5.3 0.000
 Yes 62.7 23.6 13.7

Nguyen and Budiharsana

Nguyen and Budiharsana BMC Women's Health 2012 12:14   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-12-14

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