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Table 2 Pregnancy and outcomes among women of reproductive age in Maputo and Quelimane cities

From: Induced abortion: a cross-sectional study on knowledge of and attitudes toward the new abortion law in Maputo and Quelimane cities, Mozambique

CategoriesTotalsMaputoQuelimane 
 Weighted%n° (%)n° (%)P-value
Pregnancy   0.787
 Yes1190 (76.5)597 (76.8)593 (75.5) 
 No464 (23.5)228 (23.2)236 (24.5) 
Induced abortion   0.024
 Yes99 (9.2)78 (10.6)21 (4.5) 
 No1090 (90.8)518 (89.4)572 (95.5) 
Spontaneous abortiona   0.000
 Yes140 (12.1)105 (14.5)35 (4.0) 
 No1049 (87.9)491 (85.5)558 (96.0) 
Relationship at abortion timeb   0.170
 Husband29 (27.9)25 (25.7)4 (51.5) 
 Boyfriend64 (72.1)52 (74.3)12 (48.5) 
Ever had intention of abortion   0.020
 Yes72 (8.5)44 (10.5)28 (4.0) 
 No879 (91.5)352 (89.5)527 (96.0) 
Abortion provider   0.584
 Formal provider68 (80.8)58 (81.5)9 (73.1) 
 Informal provider17 (19.2)12 (18.5)5 (26.9) 
Place of Abortion   0.819
 Health facility59 (69.6)49 (69.2)10 (73.1) 
 Out of health facility26 (30.4)21 (32.0)5 (26.9) 
  1. n number of cases, (%) Percentage, P-values = indicated the extent to which the participants of both cities were different
  2. arelationships at abortion time was calculated only for those reported induced abortion
  3. bonly for those who had ever been pregnant.