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Table 2 Obstetrics history of pregnant women in Arsi Negele Woreda, West Arsi Zone, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Unintended pregnancy and associated factors among pregnant women in Arsi Negele Woreda, West Arsi Zone, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Pregnancy intention
 Unintended 267 41.5
 Intended 377 58.5
Gravidity
 1 196 30.4
 2 325 50.5
 3 and above 123 19.1
Parity
 1 190 29.5
 2 334 51.9
 3 and above 120 18.6
Preceding birth interval
 Less than 1 year 262 40.9
 1–2 years 297 46.1
 Greater than 2 years 85 13
Reason of unintended pregnancy (n = 267)
 Lack of knowledge 41 15.4
 Side effect of fears 53 19.9
 Contraceptive failure 65 24.3
 Can’t get contraceptive 3 1.1
 Breast feeding 54 20.2
 Not allowed to use contraceptive 20 7.5
 Health related problem 12 4.5
 Have no reason 39 14.6
Abortion history
 Yes 87 13.5
 No 557 86.5
Abortion number (n = 87)
 1 73 11.3
 2 11 1.7
 More than 2 3 0.5
Abortion place (n = 87)
 Government facility 79 12.3
 Private facility 4 0.6
 NGO 1 0.2
 Traditional place 3 0.5
Discussion about contraceptive with husband
 Yes 251 39.0
 No 393 61.0
Autonomy to use contraceptive method
 Yes 457 71
 No 187 29
Health professionals visit
 Yes 456 70.8
 No 188 29.2
Ever used contraceptive
 Yes 428 66.5
 No 216 33.5
Used contraceptive in last 12 months
 Yes 122 18.9
 No 522 81.1
Contraceptive method used (n = 122)
 Pills 18 2.8
 Injectable 77 12
 Condom 7 1.1
 Implant 18 2.8
 IUCD 2 0.3