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Table 2 Incidence of postabortion complications according to method of abortion and gestational age (N = 1974)

From: Effects of gestational age and the mode of surgical abortion on postabortion hemorrhage and fever: evidence from population-based reproductive health survey in Georgia

Postabortion complications Method of abortion Gestational age
D&C n = 652 Vacuum extract. n = 1322 P <10 weeks n = 1687 ≥10 weeks n = 287 P
Hemorrhage n (%) 27(4.1%) 16(1.2%) <0.001 35(2.1%) 8(2.8%) 0.444
Fever n (%) 24(3.7%) 20(1.5%) 0.002 33(1.9%) 11(3.8%) 0.046