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Table 5 Distribution of abortion patients, by measure of satisfaction and acceptability with their method, according to method 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 Medical MVA
Satisfaction   
Satisfied with the method* 91.2% 82.4%
Reason for dissatisfaction   
Heavy bleeding 7(31.8%) 5(17.9%)
Method failure 10(45.5%) 7(25%)
Pain 5(22.7%) 16(57.1%)
Will choose the method again 83.3% 77.4%
Will recommend the method * 94% 86%
  1. *p < 0.05