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Table 2 Chi-square statistics showing factors associated with having had an unintended pregnancy

From: Association between sexual violence and unintended pregnancy among adolescent girls and young women in South Africa

Variables Never had an unintended pregnancy Ever had an unintended pregnancy P-value
Lifetime experience of sexual abuse
 Yes 78 (45.6) 93 (54.4) < 0.001
 No 184 (65.7) 96 (34.3)  
Age
 17–19 72 (78.3) 20 (21.7) < 0.001
 20–24 190 (52.9) 169 (47.1)  
Family support
 Adequate 111 (66.1) 57 (33.9) 0.001
 Moderate 117 (57.9) 85 (42.1)  
 No or insufficient support 34 (42.0) 47 (58.0)  
Family structure
 Two parents family 106 (54.1) 90 (45.9) 0.304
 Single parent family 109 (62.3) 66 (37.7)  
 Living with grand parents 31 (63.3) 18 (36.7)  
 Living with foster parents 16 (51.6) 15 (48.4)  
Religiosity rating
 Not religious 63 (45.3) 76 (54.7) < 0.001
 Moderately religious 123 (62.4) 74 (37.6)  
 Very religious 68 (69.4) 30 (30.6)  
Parity
 None 248 (84.1) 47 (15.9) < 0.001
 At least one 14 (9.0) 142 (91.0)  
Ever drank alcohol
 Yes 156 (52.0) 144 (48.0) < 0.001
 No 106 (70.2) 45 (29.8)  
Ever used drugs for recreational purposes
 Yes 70 (50.7) 68 (49.3) 0.023
 No 192 (61.3) 121 (38.7)  
Life time experience of sexual abuse
 Yes 49 (43.0) 65 (57.0) < 0.001
 No 213 (63.2) 124 (36.8)  
Strict father
 Yes 81 (68.1) 38 (31.9) 0.007
 No 181 (54.5) 151 (45.5)  
Strict mother
 Yes 91 (65.5) 48 (34.5) 0.021
 No 171 (54.8) 141 (45.2)  
Sex talk with father
 Yes 35 (74.5) 12 (25.5) 0.011
 No 227 (56.2) 177 (43.8)  
Sex talk with mother
 Yes 153 (55.0) 125 (45.0) 0.058
 No 109 (63.0) 64 (37.0)