Table 3

Type of contraceptive method planned for use post-abortion by non-migrant, migrant and second-generation migrant women seeking abortion care in Stockholm County

Type of contraceptive methodNon-migrant
(n (%))
Migrant
(n (%))
Second-generation
(n (%))
Total
(n (%))
P value
Hormonal IUS111 (27.6)40 (30.3)18 (31.0)169 (28.5)0.760
Pills113 (28.1)30 (22.7)9 (15.5)152 (25.7)0.083
Copper IUD51 (12.7)29 (22.0)8 (13.8)88 (14.9)0.033
Implant26 (6.5)14 (10.6)9 (15.5)49 (8.3)0.036*
Vaginal ring34 (8.5)2 (1.5)4 (6.9)40 (6.8)0.012*
Condoms31 (7.7)6 (4.5)3 (5.2)40 (6.8)0.482*
Patch5 (1.2)1 (0.8)0 (0.0)6 (1.0)1.000*
Rhythm method2 (0.5)1 (0.8)0 (0.0)3 (0.5)0.688*
Withdrawal0 (0.0)1 (0.8)0 (0.0)1 (0.2)0.321*
Injection0 (0.0)1 (0.8)0 (0.0)1 (0.2)0.321*
Other†26 (6.5)6 (4.5)6 (10.3)38 (6.4)
LARC‡193 (48.4)85 (64.9)35 (61.4)313 (53.3)0.002
  • *Fischer’s exact test.

  • †The methods grouped as ‘other’ included, for example, unspecified types of IUDs.

  • ‡LARC=IUD/IUS and implant.

  • IUD, intrauterine device; IUS, intrauterine system; LARC, long-acting reversible contraception.