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Table 2 Association (Crude Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals) between alcohol consumption and induced abortion among 605 women who died from pregnancy-related causes in Ghana between 2000 and 2005

From: Alcohol consumption in relation to maternal deaths from induced-abortions in Ghana

Variables Induced Abortion
Yes No Crude OR(95% CI)
n % n %
Ever Consumed alcohol      
Yes 18 22.0 67 13.1 1.9 (1.04-3.35)
No 64 78.0 445 86.9 Ref
Level of alcohol consumption      
Frequent consumer 5 6.1 20 3.9 1.7 (0.63-4.8)
Occasional consumer 13 15.9 46 9.0 2.0 (1.01-3.85)
Abstainer 64 78.0 446 87.1 Ref