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Table 2 Reproductive history of the study respondents, Tigray region, 2015

From: Determinants of repeated abortion among women of reproductive age attending health facilities in Northern Ethiopia: a case–control study

Variables Controls Cases Total P-Value
  N (%) N (%) N (%)
Age at first sexual intercourse
 Less than 18 117 (57.4) 83 (79.0) 200 (64.7) <0.01
 18 and above 87 (42.6) 22 (21.0) 109 (35.9)
Ever number of sexual partners
 One 109 (53.4) 29 (27.6) 138 (44.7) <0.01
 Two and above 95 (46.6) 76 (72.4) 171 (55.3)
Number of sexual partners in the past 12 months
 One 165 (80.9) 62 (59.0) 227 (73.5) <0.01
 Two and above 39 (19.1) 43 (41.0) 82 (26.5)
Ever been pregnant before
 Yes 176 (86.3) 105 (100.0) 281 (90.9) <0.01
 No 28 (13.7) - 28 (9.1)
Did want to have children for the future
 Yes 161 (78.9) 71 (67.6) 232 (75.1) 0.05
 No 43 (21.1) 34 (32.4) 77 (24.9)