Table 2B

Contraceptive method used at time of current conception by non-migrant, migrant and second-generation migrant women seeking abortion care in Stockholm County

Contraceptive methodNon- immigrant
(n (%))
Foreign-born
(n (%))
Second-generation(n (%))Total
(n (%))
P value
Condom51 (34.9)16 (43.2)9 (47.4)76 (37.6)0.424
Pills37 (25.3)7 (18.9)5 (26.3)49 (24.3)0.769*
Rhythm method18 (12.3)7 (18.9)1 (5.3)26 (12.9)0.366*
Withdrawal14 (9.6)3 (8.1)0 (0.0)17 (8.4)0.576*
Vaginal ring8 (5.5)3 (8.1)2 (10.5)13 (6.4)0.450*
Copper IUD2 (1.4)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)2 (1.0)1.000*
Hormonal IUS0 (0.0)0 (0.0)1 (5.3)1 (0.5)0.094*
Patch1 (0.7)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)1 (0.5)1.000*
Other†11 (7.5)1 (2.7)1 (5.3)13 (2.1)
LARC‡2 (0.5)0 (0.0)1 (1.6)3 (0.5)0.393*
  • *Fischer’s exact test.

  • †The methods grouped as ‘other’ included, for example, emergency contraceptive pills.

  • ‡LARC=IUD/IUS and implant.

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