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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis of determinants of repeat induced abortion among women who seek abortion care services at Debre Markos town health institutions, 2017 (N = 547)

From: Repeat induced abortion and associated factors among women seeking abortion care services at Debre Markos town health institutions, Amhara regional state, Ethiopia, 2017

VariablesRepeat abortionCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
 Yes (%)No (%)  
Place of residence
 Urban172 (90.1)280 (78.7)2.457 (1.436, 4.205)5.141 (2.291, 11.536)**
 Rural [1]19 (9.9)76 (21.3)11
Level of education
 No education15 (7.9)31 (8.7)1.153 (0.591, 2.250)8.452 (1.856, 36.491)*
 Primary25 (13.1)55 (15.4)1.083 (0.632, 1.857)5.462 (2.061, 14.478)*
 Secondary70 (36.6)77 (21.6)2.166 (1.431, 3.280)12.966 (6.160, 27.29)**
 More than secondary81 (42.4)193 (54.2)11
Had multiple sexual partner
 Yes126 (66.0)119 (33.4)3.861 (2.662, 5.598)6.162 (3.251, 11, 680)**
 No [1]65 (34.0)237 (66.6)11
Ever gave birth
 Yes70 (36.6)104 (29.2)11
 No [1]121 (63.4)252 (70.8)0.713 (0.491, 1.035)
Ever use FP method
 Yes114 (59.7)158 (44.4)11
 No [1]77 (40.3)198 (55.6)0.539 (0.377, 0.770)
Current FP use
 Yes59 (30.9)81 (22.8)11
 No [1]132 (69.1)275 (77.2)0.659 (0.444, 0.978)
Ever drink alcohol
 Yes149 (78.0)188 (52.8)3.17 (2.124, 4.733)2.774 (1.523, 5.051)*
 No [1]42 (22.0)168 (47.2)11
Physical violence
 Yes120(62.8)138 (38.8)2.67 (1.858, 3.837)2.680 (1.453, 4.943)*
 No [1]71 (37.2)218 (61.2)11
Sexual violence
 Yes152 (80.0)243 (68.5)1.844 (1.211, 2.806)
 No [1]38 (20.0)112 (31.5)11
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  2. *Variables which are significantly associated with RIA (p-value < 0.05). ** Variables which are significantly associated with RIA (p-value < 0.001)
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