# Table 2 The comparisons of RHPAS scores in terms of obstetric features (n = 306)

n (%)

RHPAS

Significance

$$\overline{\mathrm{X} }$$ ± SS

Age at the first pregnancy

20 years or younger

76 (24.8)

133.2 ± 19.6

*F = 7.158

p = 0.001

21–34 years

212 (69.3)

143.0 ± 20.2

35 years and older

18 (5.9)

145.5 ± 20.8

The number of pregnancies

None

96 (31.4)

140.4 ± 22.4

F = 1.438

p = 0.239

1–3

156 (51)

142.3 ± 19.3

4 and higher

54 (17.6)

136.8 ± 20.4

The number of childbirths

None

97 (31.7)

140.6 ± 21.6

F = 4.451

p = 0.012

1–3

170 (55.6)

142.8 ± 20.0

4 and higher

39 (12.7)

132.0 ± 18.0

The number of live children

None

95 (31.0)

140.6 ± 21.8

F = 4.827

p = 0.009

1–3

168 (54.9)

143.0 ± 20.1

4 and higher

43 (14.1)

132.2 ± 17.5

The number of abortions/curettages

None

235 (76.8)

140.7 ± 20.6

F = 2.989

p = 0.055

1–2

61 (19.9)

138.6 ± 20.1

3 and more

10 (3.3)

155.7 ± 17.4

The number of childbirths at home

None

265 (86.6)

141.7 ± 20.5

F = 4.448

p = 0.012

1–3

24 (7.8)

140.7 ± 17.4

4 and higher

17 (5.6)

126.5 ± 20.0

Using contraceptives

Yes

129 (42.2)

143.9 ± 18.5

**t = 2.317

No

177 (57.8)

138.4 ± 21.6

p = 0.021

Types of contraceptives used

Ria

38 (12.4)

136.6 ± 18.7

F = 3.472

p = 0.005

Condom

72 (23.5)

147.5 ± 18.4

Tubal ligation

11 (3.6)

149.7 ± 24.2

Withdrawal

149 (48.7)

137.3 ± 21.4

Rhythm method

5 (1.6)

145.8 ± 7.1

Pills

31 (10.1)

143.1 ± 19.2

Age at Menarche

$$\mathrm{Mean}:$$ 13.5 ± 1.6

1. RHPAS: Determination of Married Women's Reproductive Health Protective Attitudes Scale
2. *F = ANOVA test, **t = Independent Groups t-test