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Table 4 Health related characteristics of the 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 (%)
Have you ever use FP
 Yes 138 (67.6) 72 (68.6) 210 (68.2) 0.86
 No 66 (32.4) 33 (31.4) 99 (32.0)
Type of FP
 Injectable 82 (59.4) 52 (72.2) 134 (63.8) 0.13
 Pill 41 (29.7) 10 (13.9) 51 (24.3)
 Implanon 9 (6.5) 4 (5.6) 13 (6.2)
 IUCD 1 (0.7) - 1 (0.5)
 condom 5 (3.6) 6 (8.3) 11 (5.2)
Have you ever use emergency contraceptive (EC)
 Yes 44 (38.3) 26 (43.3) 70 (40.0) 0.51
 No 71 (61.7) 34 (56.7) 105 (60.0)
After what time did you use EC
 Within 1 day 10 (22.7) 13 (50) 23 (32.9) 0.08
 After 1 day 14 (31.8) 2 (7.7) 16 (22.9)
 After 2 day 15 (34.1) 3 (11.5) 18 (25.7)
 After 3 day 5 (11.4) 8 (30.8) 13 (18.6)
Did you have plan to use FP for the future
 Yes 184 (90.2) 89 (84.8) 273 (88.3) 0.18
 No 20 (9.8) 16 (15.2) 36 (11.7)
Did you know when the fertility is return after manustration
 Yes 140 (68.6) 56 (53.3) 196 (63.4) 0.01
 No 64 (31.4) 49 (46.7) 113 (36.6)
When to return fertility after manustration
 1–8 days 45 (32.1) 6 (10.7) 51 (26) 0.01
 9–18 days 84 (60.0) 46 (82.1) 130 (66.3)
 After 18 days 11 (7.9) 4 (7.1) 15 (7.7)
Regularity of the manustration
 Regular 129 (63.2) 63 (60.0) 192 (62.1) 0.69
 Irregular 67 (32.8) 38 (36.2) 105 (34.0)
 I do no 8 (3.9) 4 (3.8) 12 (3.9)
Having a repeated abortion can result in abortion
 Agree 129 (63.2) 63 (60) 192 (62.1) 0.04
 I do no 67 (32.8) 38 (36.2) 105 (34.0)
 Disagree 8 (3.9) 4 (3.8) 12 (39.0)