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Table 6 Treatments received for induced abortion complications

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

Variable Before intervention
n (%)
After intervention
n (%)
Change
% (CI95%)*
p*
MVA
 Intervention hospitals 101 (24.8%) 133 (57.1%) + 32.4% (+ 7.3 à + 57.5%) 0.017t
 Control hospitals 104 (15.4%) 103 (18.5%) + 3.1% (− 9.2 à + 15.3) 0.585t
 Difference    + 29.3% (+ 4.2 à + 54.5%) 0.025t
Dilatation and curettage
 Intervention hospitals 113 (66.4%) 150 (38.0%) − 28.4% (− 52.0 à − 4.7%) 0.024t
 Control hospitals 140 (64.3%) 114 (55.3%) − 9.0% (− 24.9 à + 6.9) 0.233t
 Difference    − 19.4% (− 45.1 à + 6.4) 0.132t
  1. With IC = confidence interval; n = number of subjects; p = p-value; t = t test; MVA = Manual Vacuum Aspiration; * = clustered robust standard errors (cluster = structure)