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Table 2 Demographic correlates of unplanned pregnancy

From: High rate of unplanned pregnancy in the context of integrated family planning and HIV care services in South Africa

Variables All n (%) Planned pregnancy n (%) Unplanned pregnancy n (%) p-value
Age (years)
 Below 21 43 (7.2) 4 (9.3) 39 (90.7) 0.002
 21–25 130 (21.9) 26 (20.0) 104 (80.0)  
 26–30 152 (25.6) 49 (32.2) 103 (67.8)  
 31–35 139 (23.4) 51 (36.7) 88 (63.3)  
 36–40 104 (17.5) 34 (32.7) 70 (67.3)  
 41–44 26 (4.4) 8 (30.8) 18 (69.2)  
Marital status
 Married 116 (19.5) 68 (58.6) 48 (41.4) <0.001
 Single 389 (65.5) 71 (18.3) 318 (81.7)  
 Co-habiting 73 (12.3) 28 (38.4) 45 (61.6)  
 Divorce/separated 16 (2.7) 5 (31.3) 11 (68.8)  
Type of residence
 Rural 190 (32.0) 51 (26.8) 139 (73.2) 0.165
 Semi-urban 262 (44.1) 86 (32.8) 176 (67.2)  
 Urban 142 (23.9) 35 (24.6) 107 (75.4)  
HIV serostatus at booking
 Negative 53 (8.9) 7 (13.2) 46 (86.8) <0.001
 Positive 472 (79.5) 156 (33.5) 316 (66.5)  
 Unknown 69 (11.6) 9 (13.0) 60 (87.0)  
aParity
 1 194 (32.7) 39 (20.1) 155 (79.9) <0.001
 2–4 377 (63.6) 131 (34.7) 246 (65.3)  
 5–7 22 (3.7) 2 (9.1) 20 (90.9)  
aPrevious abortions
 None 455 (76.7) 124 (27.3) 331 (72.7) 0.010
 1 115 (19.4) 45 (39.1) 70 (60.9)  
 3–5 23 (3.9) 3 (13.0) 20 (87.0)  
  1. amissing data were excluded in the analysis