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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for those who experienced a recent crisis pregnancy as a proportion of the overall respondents across the three surveys

From: Factors associated with crisis pregnancies in Ireland: findings from three nationally representative sexual health surveys

  ICCP-2003 (n = 1961) ISSHR (2006) (n = 2979) ICCP-2010 (n = 1562) Chi square
  [Sample %] n (weighted %) [Sample %] n (weighted %) [Sample %] n (weighted %) χ2(df) (φ)
Crisis pregnancy [4.9] 97 (7.4) [5.0] 150 (5.4) [5.7] 89 (6.1) n/s
Current age     
18-25 [30.8] 34 (10.3) [33.2] 73 (8.0) [24.0] 27 (8.2) n/s
26-35 [36.3] 45 (8.4) [30.1] 56 (5.8) [42.2] 38 (5.2)  
34-45 [32.9] 18 (3.5) [36.6] 21 (2.6) [33.8] 24 (5.6)  
Current social class     
SC 1-2 [30.8] 29 (5.3) [36.8] 54 (4.4) [37.8] 24 (3.4) 32.28 (6) (0.31)*
SC 3-4 [30.9] 34 (8.5) [32.1] 52 (5.4) [34.9] 27 (6.7)  
SC 5-6 [24.4] 19 (7.8) [22.9] 35 (7.1) [11.1] 9 (4.0)  
SC 7 [13.9] 15 (8.9) [8.3] 9 (4.4) [16.2] 29 (12.3)  
Current education level     
Pre-leaving cert [21.9] 17 (9.5) [21.8] 23 (5.5) [14.5] 16 (13.6) 23.71 (4) (0.27)*
Leaving cert [33.9] 22 (5.6) [50.8] 70 (5.7) [29.8] 19 (6.3)  
Post-leaving cert [44.2] 58 (7.7) [27.4] 57 (4.6) [55.7] 54 (3.9)  
Current no. of children     
No children [46.5] 16 (3.2) [44.3] 38 (2.9) [47.0] 6 (0.8) 23.72 (4) (0.27)*
One child [14.0] 37 (24.2) [13.8] 66 (17.8) [14.8] 30 (10.5)  
2 plus children [39.5] 44 (6.5) [41.9] 46 (3.8) [38.2] 53 (10.7)  
Current relationship status     
Married [37.5] 31 (3.0) [42.0] 41 (2.8) [44.0] 40 (7.4) n/s
Cohabiting [5.0] 14 (12.3) [8.6] 25 (10.7) [11.7] 17 (8.0)  
Steady relationship [19.3] 20 (9.8) [16.5] 38 (8.3) [15.1] 8 (2.6)  
Causal or no rel. [36.2] 32 (10.4) [32.9] 46 (5.7) [28.7] 24 (5.1)  
Current religiosity     
Important [62.6] 51 (5.6) [78.9] 109 (4.7) [57.3] 41 (5.7) 19.12 (2) (0.24)*
Not important [37.4] 45 (10.6) [21.1] 41 (7.7) [42.7] 48 (6.5)  
  1. Note. Chi square analysis conducted on unweighted data. Sample n denotes the overall percentage in the full sample of female respondents. n = sample size. χ2 = chi square statistic. df = degrees of freedom. Φ = Phi effect size. n/s denotes the difference was not significant. *The difference was significant at the 0.005 level.