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Table 3 Unintended pregnancies by women’s characteristics Ethiopia, EDHS 2016, (n = 1135)

From: Factors associated with unintended pregnancy in Ethiopia; further analysis of the 2016 Ethiopian demographic health survey data

Variables Unintended pregnancy
Yes No
Age
 15 to 24 100.35 (29.82) 299.96 (37.57)
 25 to 34 169.14 (50.36) 386.32 (48.38)
 35 to 49 67.21 (19.97) 112.21 (14.05)
Marital status
 Single 29.62 (8.81) 9.11 (1.14)
 Married or living in union 307.09 (91.19) 789.38 (98.86)
Educational status
 No education 190.81 (56.69) 413.13 (51.74)
 Primary 119.62 (35.54) 278.04 (34.82)
 Secondary or higher 26.28 (7.81) 107.32 (13.44)
Resident
 Urban 28.18 (8.37) 132.73 (16.62)
 Rural 308.52 (91.63) 665.76 (83.38)
Region
 Major region 326.62 (97.05) 693.24 (86.82)
 City administrations 5.41 (1.61) 24.04 (3.01)
 Developing region 4.67 (1.39) 81.21 (10.17)
Perceived distance to seek medical care
 Big problem 224.31 (66.65) 411.47 (51.53)
 Not a big problem 112.39 (33.35) 387.02 (48.47)
Parity
 Nulliparous 36.41 (10.84) 192.82 (24.15)
 Primiparous 47.91 (14.24) 133.16 (16.68)
 Multiparous 143.90 (42.76) 312.79 (39.17)
 Grand multiparous 108.48 (32.23) 159.71 (20)
History of Abortion
 No 301.61 (89.58) 723.75 (90.64)
 Yes 35.09 (10.42) 74.73 (9.36)
Ever contraceptive used
 No 156.08 (46.38) 461.09 (57.75)
 Yes 180.62 (53.67) 337.39 (42.25)