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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics

From: Cross-country abortion travel to England and Wales: results from a cross-sectional survey exploring people’s experiences crossing borders to obtain care

  Women who traveled from restrictive contexts (n = 72) N (%) Women who traveled from liberal contexts (n = 25) N (%) All travelers (n = 97) N (%)
Country of residence
 France NA 5 (20%) 5 (5%)
 Italy NA 11 (44%) 11 (11%)
 Germany NA 2 (8%) 2 (2%)
 Belgium NA 1 (4%) 1 (1%)
 Austria NA 1 (4%) 1 (1%)
 Denmark NA 4 (16%) 1 (1%)
 Bulgaria NA 1 (4%) 1 (1%)
 The Republic of Ireland 65 (90%) NA 65 (67%)
 Malta 4 (6%) NA 4 (4%)
 Poland 3 (4%) NA 3 (3%)
Highest level of education completed
 Secondary school or below 18 (25%) 5 (20%) 23 (24%)
 Some university 8 (11%) 6 (24%) 14 (14%)
 University or graduate school 45 (63%) 13 (52%) 58 (60%)
 Prefer not to answer/no response 1 (1%) 1 (4%) 2 (2%)
Age
 18–24 26 (36%) 10 (40%) 36 (37%)
 25–34 31 (43%) 10 (40%) 41 (42%)
 35–46 15 (21%) 5 (20%) 20 (21%)
 Prefer not to answer/no response 0 0 0
Employment
 Employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed 49 (68%) 11 (44%) 60 (62%)
 Unemployed 8 (11%) 0 8 (8%)
 Student 10 (14%) 9 (36%) 19 (20%)
 Other 3 (4%) 5 (20%) 8 (8%)
 Prefer not to answer/no response 2 (3%) 0 2 (2%)
Ability to meet basic needs
 All or most of the time 54 (75%) 23 (92%) 77 (79%)
 Some of the time 10 (14%) 0 10 (10%)
 Never or rarely 5 (7%) 1 (4%) 6 (6%)
 Prefer not to answer/no response 3 (4%) 1 (4%) 4 (4%)
Marital status
 Married or in a civil partnership 28 (39%) 13 (52%) 41 (42%)
 Single, separated, or divorced 39 (54%) 12 (48%) 51 (53%)
 Other 4 (6%) 0 4 (4%)
 Prefer not to answer/no response 1 (1%) 0 1 (1%)
Religious Affiliation
 Catholic 44 (61%) 13 (52%) 57 (59%)
 Atheist, Agnostic, or doesn’t identify with a religion 21 (29%) 5 (20%) 26 (27%)
 Other 5 (7%) 6 (24%) 11 (11%)
 Prefer not to answer/no response 2 (3%) 1 (4%) 3 (3%)