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Table 3 Sociodemographic characteristics of patients

From: Effects of implementing a postabortion care strategy in Kinshasa referral hospitals, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Variables Intervention hospitals (n = 334) Control hospitals (n = 314) p
Average age of the patient (SD) 26.2 (7.4) 25.7 (6.7) 0.643t
Adolescent age (≤ 19 years old)    0.891
 Yes n (%) 71 (21.5) 60 (20.8)  
 No n (%) 260 (78.5) 229 (79.2)  
 Total n (%) 331 (100.0) 289 (100.0)  
Marital status    0.281
 Single/divorced n (%) 91 (48.9) 117 (57.6)  
 Married/cohabiting n (%) 95 (51.1) 86 (42.4)  
 Total n (%) 186 (100.0) 203 (100.0)  
Occupational occupation    0.723
 Yes n (%) 27 (32.9) 41 (36.0)  
 No n (%) 55 (67.1) 73 (64.0)  
 Total n (%) 82 (100.0) 114 (100.0)  
Patient parity    0.012
 Nulliparous n (%) 91 (41.9) 83 (37.2)  
 Primiparous n (%) 43 (19.8) 63 (28.3)  
 Multiparous n (%) 83 (38.3) 77 (34.5)  
 Total n (%) 217 (100.0) 223 (100.0)  
  1. With SD = standard deviation; n = number of subjects; p = p-value, and t = t test