Table 1

Characteristics of women requesting a termination of pregnancy (n=274)

Characteristicn%
Age (years)
 ≤217728.1
 22–299936.1
 >308029.1
 Not answered186.6
Marital status
 Single16359.5
 Married/cohabiting7928.8
 Divorced/separated248.8
 Not answered82.9
Ethnicity
 White25693.4
 Black41.5
 Asian62.2
 Mixed82.9
 Not answered00.0
Education
 GCSE12545.6
 A-level4516.4
 Degree (Bachelor's)3010.9
 Other higher education3412.4
 None10.4
 Not answered3914.2
In a relationship
 Yes18166.1
 No9233.6
 Not answered10.4
  • GCSE, General Certificate of Secondary Education.