Table 1

Demographics of women attending for abortion who had given birth within 12 months of conception of index pregnancy compared with demographics of all women attending for abortion within same time period (September 2013–February 2014)

DemographicsWomen who have given birth within 1 year (N=75) [n(%)]All women attending for abortion (N=1179) [n(%)]
Deprivation Category* (p=0.016)
 1–2 (affluent)14 (18.7)193 (16.4)
 3–5 (intermediate)44 (58.7)820 (69.6)
 6–7 (most deprived)17 (22.7)146 (12.6)
 Unknown020 (1.7)
Age (years) (p=0.021)
 <208 (10.6)221 (18.7)
 20–2424 (32.0)362 (30.7)
 25–2921 (28.0)266 (22.6)
 30–3417 (22.7)161 (13.7)
 35–395 (6.7)106 (9.0)
 40+061 (5.2)
 Unknown02 (0.2)
  • *See McLoone and Boddy.18