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Table 2 Women’s contraceptive use and intention at 2-week follow-up (n = 626)

From: Does mode of follow-up influence contraceptive use after medical abortion in a low-resource setting? Secondary outcome analysis of a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial

  Clinic FU
n (% ± 95 % CI)
Home-assessment
n (% ± 95 % CI)
Total
n (% ± 95 % CI)
p-value
Preferred method for initiation chosen (n = 626)
 Yes 250 (92 ± 3.2) 306 (87 ± 3.5) 556 (89 ± 2.44) 0.059
 No 22 (8 ± 3.2) 45 (13 ± 3.5) 67 (11 ± 2.44)  
Method initiated at 2 weeks (n = 556)
 Yes 133 (53 ± 6.2) 75 (25 ± 4.8) 208 (37 ± 4.0) <0.001
 No 117 (47 ± 6.2) 231 (76 ± 4.8) 348 (63 ± 4.0)  
Actual plan to initiate method at 2 weeks (n = 348)
 Yes 104 (89 ± 5.7) 192 (83 ± 4.8) 296 (85 ± 3.7) 0.154
 No 13 (11 ± 5.7) 39 (17 ± 4.8) 52 (15 ± 3.7)  
  1. Significant differences are indicated by p < 0.050. Missing values were excluded from analysis. Percentages are presented as column percentages. Actual plan to initiate was defined as: ‘after next menstruation’, ‘within 1 week’, ‘when recovered from abortion’