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Table 4 Multivariate analysis for the risk of having at least one abortion for women who had at least one pregnancy during sex work (n = 140)

From: Overview and factors associated with pregnancies and abortions occurring in sex workers in Benin

Sociodemographic characteristics aPR 95% CI P-value* P-trend **
Age
  < 20 1    
 20–24 1.30 0.7–2.5   
 25–29 1.14 0.6–2.3   
 30–34 1.85 0.9–3.9   
 35–39 1.02 0.3–3.2   
  ≥ 40 1.83 0.8–4.0 0.0252 0.7898
Country of origin
 Benin 1    
 Ghana 0.97 0.7–1.4   
 Togo 1.31 1.0–1.7   
 Nigeria 1.08 0.6–1.4   
 Other 0.49 0.2–1.3 0.0047  
Number of dependents
 None 1    
 1 person 1.32 1.0–1.8   
 2 persons 1.08 0.8–1.5   
 3 persons 1.13 0.9–1.5   
 4 persons 1.08 0.6–1.3   
  ≥ 5 persons 1.28 1.0–1.6 0.0084 0.2776
Number of biological children
 None 1    
 1 child 0.61 0.5–0.8   
 2 children 0.68 0.5–0.9   
 3 children 0.56 0.4–0.8   
  ≥ 4 children 0.73 0.5–1.0 0.0008 0.0049
Contraception
Condom use (the last 7 days)
 With clients
  Not always 1    
  Always 0.71 0.5–1.0 0.0415
 With non-paying partners
  Never/ Not always 1    
  Always 0.61 0.4–0.9   
  No sexual relation 0.86 0.7–1.1 0.0021
  1. * p-value in the multivariate analysis, adjusted for the year of the two different surveys; p-values written in bold are ≤0.05
  2. ** p-value, test for linear trend in the multivariate analysis, adjusted for the year of the two different surveys; p-values written in bold are ≤0.05
  3. ° In FCFA (1 US dollars ± = 500