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Table 3 Proportion of participants of participants accessing C by C and MSA counselling services during 2018–2020 identified as experiencing RCA by cultural background

From: Reproductive coercion and abuse among pregnancy counselling clients in Australia: trends and directions

  Reproductive coercion present No/not asked Total
RCA that promoted pregnancy only N (%) RCA that was pregnancy preventing/abortion only
N (%)
Experiencing both forms of RCA N (%) N (%) N (% of total)
Total sample 304 (6.0) 382 (7.5) 97 (1.9) 4324 (84.7) 5107
Migrant/Refugee 83a (7.1) 87a (7.5) 19 (1.6) 973 (83.7) 1162 (22.8)
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 26a (9.1) 18b (6.3) 8 (2.8) 231 (81.6) 283 (5.5)
MSA 157b (4.9) 276a (8.5) 53 (1.6) 2780 (85.1) 3109 (60.9)
C by C 147a (7.4) 106b (5.3) 44 (2.2) 1701 (85.1) 1998 (39.1)
  1. Percentages represent percentages of participants from that organisation or identifying as a migrant or refugee/Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. Columns with the same letter are not significantly different from each other at p < .05. Columns with different letters are significantly different from each other at the P < .05
  2. MSA Marie Stopes Australia; C by C Children by Choice