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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