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Table 2 Reproductive health characteristics of reproductive age women who sought abortion services in Debre Berhan town health institution, 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 (%)
Last pregnancy wanted
 No 339 98.3
 Yes 6 1.7
Had repeat induced abortion
 No 275 79.7
 Yes 70 20.3
Method used
 Medication 141 40.9
 MVA 204 59.1
Place of service
 Hospital 82 23.8
 Private clinic 188 54.5
 Public health centers 75 21.7
Help to get the service
 Boyfriend 30 8.7
 Friend 224 64.9
 Husband 40 11.6
 Nobody 26 7.5
 Sister 25 7.2
Age of first sexual intercourse
 < 18 85 24.6
 ≥ 18 260 75.4
Number of sexual partner
 One 249 72.2
 Two and above 96 27.8
Children for the future
 No 50 14.5
 Yes 295 85.5
Procedure was painful
 No 51 14.8
 Yes 294 85.2
Ever use family planning
 No 291 84.3
 Yes 54 15.7
Ever use emergency contraceptive
 No 320 92.8
 Yes 25 7.2
Plan to use family planning
 No 26 7.5
 Yes 319 92.5