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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of study respondents received abortion services at selected primary and secondary level public health facilities, Madhya Pradesh, India 2014

From: An exploration of the socio-economic profile of women and costs of receiving abortion services at public health facilities of Madhya Pradesh, India

  Primary facilities (n = 742) Secondary facilities (n = 294) p-value All facilities (n=1036)
  n % n %   n %
Age
 15–19 33 4.4% 8 2.7% 0.199 41 4.0%
 20–24 294 39.6% 89 30.3% 0.005 383 37.0%
 25–29 282 38.0% 108 36.7% 0.703 390 37.6%
 30–34 101 13.6% 56 19.0% 0.027 157 15.2%
 35 & above 32 4.3% 33 11.2% 0.000 65 6.3%
Mean age (SD) 25 (4.4)   27 (5.16)   0.000 26 (4.65)  
Caste
 Scheduled caste (SC) 112 15.1% 33 11.2% 0.105 145 14.0%
 Scheduled tribe (ST) 161 21.7% 26 8.8% 0.000 187 18.1%
 Other backward caste (OBC) 308 41.5% 122 41.5% 0.996 430 41.5%
 General 161 21.7% 113 38.4% 0.000 274 26.4%
Place of residence
 Urban 153 20.6% 95 32.3% 0.000 248 23.9%
 Rural 589 79.4% 199 67.7% 0.000 788 76.1%
Education of respondent (max number of year)
 Non-literate or Primary (4) 311 41.9% 83 28.2% 0.000 394 38.0%
 Middle standard (9) 198 26.7% 68 23.1% 0.237 266 25.7%
 Secondary (11) 140 18.9% 63 21.4% 0.349 203 19.6%
 Higher secondary & above (15) 93 12.5% 80 27.2% 0.000 173 16.7%
Education of spouse
 Non-literate or Primary (4) 186 25.1% 43 14.6% 0.000 229 22.1%
 Middle standard (9) 155 20.9% 55 18.7% 0.431 210 20.3%
 Secondary (11) 207 27.9% 69 23.5% 0.146 276 26.6%
 Higher secondary (12) 96 12.9% 63 21.4% 0.000 159 15.3%
 Graduate & above (17) 98 13.2% 64 21.8% 0.000 162 15.6%
Occupation of respondent
 Cultivation/ agricultural labour 222 29.9% 34 11.6% 0.000 256 24.7%
 Non-agricultural labour 72 9.7% 21 7.1% 0.071 93 9.0%
 Salaried 36 4.9% 16 5.4% 0.054 52 5.0%
 Business and other 17 2.3%    0.000 17 1.6%
 Not working 395 53.2% 223 75.9% 0.759 618 59.7%
Occupation of spouse
 Cultivation/ agricultural labour 374 50.4% 67 22.8% 0.228 441 42.6%
 Non-agricultural labour 137 18.5% 62 21.1% 0.333 199 19.2%
 Salaried 108 14.6% 96 32.7% 0.000 204 19.7%
 Business and other 83 11.2% 61 20.7% 0.000 144 13.9%
 Not working 40 5.4% 8 2.7% 0.065 48 4.6%
Owning a BPL card 272 36.7% 102 34.7% 0.553 374 36.1%
Per capita household income [INR] (sd) 1354 (1626)   1910 (2241)   0.000 1513 (1839)