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Table 3 Choice of method and the reasons for selecting their method of respondents in four selected health institutions, Northwest Ethiopia, November, 2009

From: Client preferences and acceptability for medical abortion and MVA as early pregnancy termination method in Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Percentage
Reason to choose medical  
To avoid pain 47.8
Safer 31.9
To avoid surgery or anesthesia 7.6
Fear of side effect 6.8
Others 6
Reason to choose MVA  
Fewer visit 64.2
Simpler and faster 20.8
To avoid side effect 6.3
More effective 7.5
Others 1.3