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Table 2 The lifetime induced abortion rates of the women who were ever married and who had at least one pregnancy in their life according to some fertility characteristics

From: Induced abortion and effecting factors of ever married women in the Southeast Anatolian Project Region, Turkey: a cross sectional study

Number of induced abortions
   0 1 ≥2 Women who have made at least one induced abortion  
   n % n % n % n % Total
The age of women at her first birth 12–19 770 90,06 49 5,73 36 4,21 85 9,94 855
  20–24 299 91,72 17 5,21 10 3,07 27 8,28 326
  25–29 43 97,73 1 2,27 0 0,00 1 2,27 44
  30+ 13 100,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 13
Statistical result *p > 0.05
Number of still births 0 1068 91,20 61 5,21 42 3,59 103 8,80 1171
  1 64 86,49 6 8,11 4 5,41 10 13,51 74
  2+ 19 95,00 1 5,00 0 0,00 1 5,00 20
Statistical result *p > 0.05
Number of spontaneous abortion 0 753 90,07 47 5,62 36 4,31 83 9,93 836
  1 220 91,67 15 6,25 5 2,08 20 8,33 240
  2+ 179 94,21 6 3,16 5 2,63 11 5,79 190
Statistical result *p > 0.05
Number of living children 0 32 100,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 32
  1 118 100,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 118
  2 147 90,18 10 6,13 6 3,68 16 9,82 163
  3 173 92,02 11 5,85 4 2,13 15 7,98 188
  4+ 682 89,15 47 6,14 36 4,70 83 10,85 765
Statistical result *p < 0.001
Number of total pregnancies           
  1 96 100,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 96
  2 120 100,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 0 0,00 120
  3 127 93,38 9 6,62 0 0,00 9 6,62 136
  4 104 92,86 6 5,36 2 1,79 8 7,14 112
  5+ 705 87,91 53 6,61 44 5,49 97 12,09 802
Statistical result *p < 0.001
  TOTAL 1152 91,00 68 5,37 46 3,63 114 9,00 1266
  1. *One and two or more induced abortions have been evaluated together in the statistical analyses.