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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of people pursuing self-managed medication abortion with accompaniment group support in three countries

From: Self-managed medication abortion outcomes: results from a prospective pilot study

  Total (n = 227)
n %
Participant age (years)   
 16–19 15 6.6
 20–24 80 35.2
 25–29 74 32.6
 30–34 31 13.7
 35–39 23 10.1
 40–45 4 1.8
Level of education   
 None 1 0.4
 Primary 33 14.5
 Secondary 70 30.8
 > Secondary 120 52.9
 Missing 3 1.3
Pregnancy characteristics n %
Ascertainment of pregnancy (select all)   
 Pregnancy test 202 89.0
 Ultrasound 44 19.4
 Late/missed period 34 15.0
 Pregnancy symptoms 28 12.3
 Other 7 3.1
Gestational age   
 < 8 weeks 154 67.8
 8 or 9 weeks 47 20.7
 10–12 weeks 20 8.8
 13–17 weeks 4 1.8
 Missing 2 0.9