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Table 1 Abortion method, abortion provider and place of abortion

From: Unsafe abortion in rural Tanzania – the use of traditional medicine from a patient and a provider perspective

  N =125 %
Method
  MVA/D&C 46 38.0
  Catheter 16 13.2
  Roots 10 8.3
  Plant species, vaginal 16 13.2
  Plant species, oral 26 21.5
  Other 7 5.8
  Missing 4  
Provider
  Patient/family 33 27.0
  Traditional healer 22 18.0
  Midlevel providera 50 41.0
  Doctorb 17 13.9
  Missing 3  
Place
  Public hospital 19 15.7
  Private hospital 21 17.4
  Health center 13 10.7
  Private house 68 56.2
  Missing 4  
  1. aNursemidwife, clinical officer.
  2. bAssistant medical officer, medical officer.