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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and pregnancy loss and induced abortion of ever partnered, ever pregnant women in Tanzania (n = 2492)

From: Induced abortion, pregnancy loss and intimate partner violence in Tanzania: a population based study

  N % Pregnancy loss
(n = 568, 23%)
Induced abortion (n = 169, 7%)
Physical and/or sexual intimate
partner violence ever
    
No 1259 50.52 46.48 39.05
Yes 1233 49.48 53.52 60.95
Location     
Dar es Salaam 1294 51.93 58.10 58.58
Mbeya 1198 48.07 41.90 41.42
Woman's age     
15-19 152 6.10 42.25 5.33
20-34 1544 61.96 55.99 49.70
35+ 796 31.94 1.76 44.97
Woman's education     
Primary 1669 68.09 64.89 65.03
None 732 29.87 32.09 31.90
Secondary 50 1.6 3.11 3.07
Socio-economic status     
Low 1872 76.53 71.94 63.86
Medium 394 16.13 19.17 22.29
High 180 7.44 8.99 13.86
Partner's age     
15-19 6 0.24 68.96 0.61
20-34 992 40.02 31.04 31.52
35+ 1481 59.74 0.00 67.88
Partner's education     
Primary 1796 74.21 69.29 72.22
None 403 16.65 20.11 14.20
Secondary 221 9.14 10.60 13.58
Currently married     
Yes 1455 58.39 61.44 50.30
No 1037 41.61 38.56 49.70
Partner has another wife or affair     
No 1115 47.27 40.99 44.16
Affair/Other wife 744 31.53 34.66 37.66
Don't know 500 21.20 24.45 18.18
Number of live born children     
< 3 1193 47.87 43.31 46.75
4 to 6 1082 43.42 46.30 43.79
> 6 217 8.71 10.39 9.47