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Table 2 Validity checks

From: Estimating the proportion of Medicaid-eligible pregnant women in Louisiana who do not get abortions when Medicaid does not cover abortion

  Total Medicaid population Medicaid as a reason (Medicaid population denominator) P-value among Medicaid population
N 265 167 12 155
    Yes No  
Pregnancy intentions (lmup)      < 0.001
 Unplanned 12% (31) 15% (24) 58% (7) 11% (17)  
 Ambivalent 64% (168) 63% (105) 33% (4) 66% (101)  
 Planned 25% (65) 22% (37) 8% (1) 23% (36)  
Decisional certainty      0.001
 High certainty 77% (196) 78% (129) 33% (4) 82% (125)  
 Medium certainty 19% (48) 16% (26) 50% (6) 13% (20)  
 Low certainty 5% (12) 6% (10) 17% (2) 5% (8)  
Preferred abortion at pregnancy discovery      < 0.001
 No 86% (191) 84% (141) 8% (1) 90% (140)  
 Yes 14% (74) 16% (26) 92% (11) 10% (15)  
Prefer abortion now      0.03
 No 98% (228) 98% (162) 83% (10) 99% (152)  
 Yes 2% (37) 2% (4) 17% (2) 1% (2)