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Table 4 Proportion of participants accessing C by C and MSA counselling services during 2018–2020 identified as experiencing RCA by age

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

Age (years) Reproductive coercion present (n = 783) No/not asked N (%)
N (%) RCA that promoted pregnancy N (%) RCA that prevented pregnancy/abortion N (%) Both N (%)
≤ 13 4 (0.1) 1 (0.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (0.07)
14–18 240 (4.6) 9 (2.9) 20 (5.2) 6 (6.1) 205 (4.92)
19–24 1081 (21.2) 69 (22.7) 97 (25.4) 28 (28.9) 887 (21.3)
25–29 1047 (20.5) 79 (25.9) 76 (19.9) 27 (27.8) 865 (20.7)
30–34 980 (19.2) 57 (18.8) 81 (21.2) 17 (17.5) 825 (19.8)
35–39 839 (16.4) 50 (16.4) 66 (17.2) 11 (11.3) 712 (17.1)
40–44 318 (6.2) 14 (4.6) 18 (4.7) 4 (4.1) 282 (6.7)
≥ 45 35 (0.6) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.2) 1 (1) 32 (0.7)
Missing age 563 (11.2) 24 (7.8) 23 (6) 3 (3) 513 (12.3)
Total 5107 304 382 97 4167
  1. Percentage in brackets is a percentage of column total