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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of undocumented migrants vs. women with legal residency status (control group) who had voluntary termination of pregnancy (ToP) at the Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland between March 2005 and October 2006

From: Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in undocumented migrants undergoing voluntary termination of pregnancy: a prospective cohort study

Characteristic
or measurement
Undocumented
(n = 175)
Missing
n (%)
Control group
(n = 208)
Missing
n (%)
p-value
Mean age in years (SD) 28.0 (5.5) 0 28.2 (7.5) 0 0.77
Continent of origin (%) Latin America 78.2, Europe 0.6, Asia 8.0, Africa 13.2 1 (0.6) Europe 82.0, Lat.-America 7.3, Africa 8.7, Asia 1.5, Australia 0.5 2 (1.0) <0.001
Nationality (%) Bolivia 43.3, Brazil 13.7, Equator 9.1, Cameroun 6.3, Mongolia 4.0, Philippines 2.3, Colombia 2.9 1 (0.6) Switzerland 51.9, Portugal 11.1, France 5.8, Brazil 3.4, Spain 2.9 2 (1.0) <0.001
Civil status:      <0.001
   Single 69.5% 1 (0.6) 79.9% 6 (2.9)  
   Married 17.2% 1 (0.6) 19.8% 6 (2.9)  
   Divorced 12.6% 1 (0.6) 0.5% 6 (2.9)  
   Widowed 0.6% 1 (0.6) 0% 6 (2.9)  
Education:      
   Education years (SD) 12.3 (3.3) 12 (6.9) 12.8 (3.5) 2 (1.0) 0.19
   Highest achieved education:      0.006
Primary school 5.5% 12 (6.9) 1.5% 2 (1.0)  
Secondary school 40.5% 12 (6.9) 56.3% 2 (1.0)  
High school degree 34.4% 12 (6.9) 24.3% 2 (1.0)  
University 19.6% 12 (6.9) 18.0% 2 (1.0)  
Years living in Geneva (SD) 3.8 (7.4) 4 (2.3) 14.8 (10.6) 3 (1.4) <0.001