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Table 4 Abortion-related complications* by select facility and patient characteristics among 7,007 CAC clients, Nepal 2008

From: A prospective study of complications from comprehensive abortion care services in Nepal

  Complications   
  n (%) AOR 95% CI
Facility Characteristics     
Facility Type     
   Government 54 (6.0) 1.00  
   NGO 80 (1.4) 0.18 (0.08-0.40)
   Private 8 (3.0) 0.41 (0.08-2.17)
Development Region     
   Central 101 (2.3) 1.00  
   East 5 (0.9) 0.62 (0.05-7.48)
   West 23 (2.2) 1.79 (0.66-4.86)
   Mid West 10 (2.2) 0.81 (0.45-1.45)
   Far West 3 (0.5) 0.72 (0.23-2.24)
Clinic Location     
   Urban 131 (2.3) 1.00  
   Rural 11 (0.8) 0.51 (0.22-1.18)
Patient Characteristics     
Age     
   15-19 11 (2.0) 1.00  
   20-29 85 (2.0) 0.78 (0.35-1.75)
   30-50 46 (2.0) 0.82 (0.35-1.92)
Residence     
   Urban 73 (2.4) 1.00  
   Rural 69 (1.7) 1.04 (0.66-1.64)
Gravidity     
   1 24 (2.2) 1.00  
   2 28 (2.1) 0.87 (0.44-1.73)
   3 38 (2.0) 0.83 (0.44-1.57)
   4 or more 52 (2.0) 0.94 (0.40-2.23)
Gestational Age, weeks     
   4-5 4 (0.6) 1.00  
   6-7 74 (2.0) 2.98 (1.02-8.65)
   8-9 32 (2.1) 2.59 (0.70-9.59)
   10-12 19 (2.8) 4.21 (1.38-12.82)
  1. *Includes complications that occurred during the procedure and those that were reported at the two-week follow up interview.