Table 3

Contraceptive use in the month of pregnancy among abortion patients in the USA, by selected characteristics, 2008 Abortion Patient Survey

Using contraception?
All womenYesNo
Characteristic100.0 (n=9493)51.0 (n=4884)49.0 (n=4609)p
Number of events in last 12 months0.026
Poverty status0.000
IPV: Has the man who got you pregnant ever
 Hit, slapped. kicked or otherwise physically hurt you?54944.555.50.005
 Forced you to do something sexual?24356.243.80.147
 Either of the above?65946.153.90.023
 No exposure to IPV855451.648.40.023
  • IPV, intimate partner violence.