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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants

From: Repeat abortion and associated factors among women seeking abortion services in northwestern China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics N (%) or Median (IQR) P-value
Total First abortion Repeat abortion
Age (years) 30 (26–34) 28 (24–32) 31 (28–35) < 0.001
 ≤ 30 years 1802 (53.2) 976 (66.3) 826 (43.0) < 0.001
 31–35 years 974 (28.7) 347 (23.6) 627 (32.7)  
 ≥ 36 years 614 (18.1) 148 (10.1) 466 (24.3)  
Education     < 0.001
 ≤ Senior high school 1513 (44.5) 544 (36.9) 969 (50.4)  
 Junior college 1070 (31.5) 483 (32.8) 587 (30.5)  
 ≥ Bachelor’s degree 814 (24.0) 446 (30.3) 368 (19.1)  
Residence status     0.014
 Rural 2252 (66.3) 1007 (68.4) 1245 (64.7)  
 Urban 1145 (33.7) 466 (31.6) 679 (35.3)  
Migrant status     0.002
 Migrant 1183 (34.8) 553 (37.5) 630 (32.7)  
 Nonmigrant 2214 (65.2) 920 (62.5) 1294 (67.3)  
Occupation     < 0.001
 Student 88 (2.6) 70 (4.8) 18 (0.9)  
 Housework 611 (18.0) 238 (16.2) 373 (19.4)  
 Farmer 213 (6.3) 88 (6.0) 125 (6.5)  
 Self-employed 633 (18.6) 225 (15.3) 408 (21.2)  
 Enterprise employee 1300 (38.3) 601 (40.8) 699 (36.3)  
 Civil servant etc. 394 (11.6) 192 (13.0) 202 (10.5)  
 Jobless 158 (4.7) 59 (4.0) 99 (5.1)  
Monthly income (Yuan) 3500 (2385–5000) 3600 (2500–5000) 3500 (2000–5000) 0.120
 ≤ 2500 Yuan 892 (26.4) 382 (26.0) 510 (26.6) 0.103
 2501–4000 Yuan 1250 (36.9) 570 (38.9) 680 (35.5)  
 ≥ 4001 Yuan 1243 (36.7) 515 (35.1) 728 (38.0)  
Marital status     < 0.001
 Unmarried 841 (24.8) 515 (35.0) 326 (16.9)  
 Married 2556 (75.2) 958 (65.0) 1598 (83.1)  
Parity     < 0.001
 No children 924 (27.2) 574 (39.0) 350 (18.2)  
 1 child 1460 (43.0) 553 (37.5) 907 (47.1)  
 ≥ 2 children 1013 (29.8) 346 (23.5) 667 (34.7)  
  1. Two-sample K-S test. Pearson’s chi-squared test