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Table 2 Medication abortion pills sourcing and utilization

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

Medication characteristics One-week follow-up
(n = 204)
Have you gotten the pills yet? n = 204 %
 Yes 202 99.0
 Yes, did not take b/c had a miscarriage 1 0.5
 No, had a miscarriage prior to obtaining 1 0.5
How were the pills packaged? n = 202 %
 Blister pack 90 44.6
 Loose pills 90 44.6
 Missing 22 10.9
Have you taken the pills yet? n = 202 %
 Yes 202 100.0
Medication regimen n = 202  
 Mifepristone and misoprostol 107 53.0
 Misoprostol alone 94 46.5
 Missing 1 0.5
Misoprostol route of administration n = 370 %
 Sublingual 339 91.6
 Buccal 15 4.1
 Vaginal 12 3.2
 Oral 2 0.5
 Missing 2 0.5
  1. Data reported by 204 participants approximately one-week after contacting an accompaniment group for support with self-managed medication abortion