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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants who sought abortion services in health institution of Debre Berhan town, from Sep. 12/2018 to Feb. 12/2019 (n = 345)

From: Repeat induced abortion and associated factors among reproductive age women who seek abortion services in Debre Berhan town health institutions, Central Ethiopia, 2019

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Age
 15–20 49 14.2
 21–25 78 22.6
 26–30 147 42.6
 31–35 41 11.9
 36–40 30 8.7
Place of residence
 Urban 308 89.3
 Rural 37 10.7
Educational status
 College diploma and above 185 53.6
 Elementary 50 14.5
 Secondary 110 31.9
Religion
 Muslim 25 7.2
 Orthodox 295 85.5
 Protestant 25 7.2
Ethnicity
 Amhara 265 76.8
 Oromo 59 17.1
 Tigre 21 6.1
Marital status
 Divorced 27 7.8
 Married 54 15.7
 Single 264 76.5
Occupation
 Daily laborer 25 7.2
 Farmer 25 7.2
 Gov. employee 46 13.3
 House-made 25 7.2
 Housewife 33 9.6
 Merchant 25 7.2
 Private employee 36 10.4
 Sex worker 25 7.2
 Student 105 30.4
Own income
 No 164 47.5
 Yes 181 52.5