TABLE 4.

Service Delivery and Clinical Care Characteristics of Clients Receiving a LARC at the Time of Abortion Care in 10 Countries, Bivariate and Adjusted Analysis, 2011–2015

Accepted LARC (n=113,694) No. (%)Did Not Accept LARC (n=595,498) No. (%)Bivariate Analysis (n=709,192)Adjusted Analysisa (n=638,666)
OR95% CIAOR95% CI
Facility sector
    Private36,785 (32)150,339 (25)ReferenceReference
    Public76,909 (68)445,159 (75)0.71***(0.70, 0.72)1.42**(1.16, 1.74)
Ipas-trained provider
    Yes72,856 (64)376,636 (63)1.04***(1.02, 1.05)0.97(0.85, 1.11)
    No40,838 (36)218,862 (37)ReferenceReference
Client age, years
    ≤196,621 (6)42,104 (7)0.74***(0.72, 0.76)0.59***(0.52, 0.67)
    20–2429,279 (26)186,685 (31)0.74***(0.73, 0.75)0.68***(0.63, 0.73)
    ≥2577,794 (68)366,709 (62)ReferenceReference
Gestational age, weeksb
    ≤12107,155 (96)556,236 (96)ReferenceReference
    ≥133,899 (4)21,878 (4)0.93***(0.89, 0.96)1.04(0.93, 1.27)
    Missing2,64017,384
Type of abortionb
    Induced abortion78,926 (72)359,816 (63)ReferenceReference
    PAC30,918 (28)207,586 (37)0.68***(0.67, 0.69)0.44***(0.38, 0.50)
    Other/missing3,85028,096
Abortion methodb
    MVA/EVA83,998 (80)430,165 (74)ReferenceReference
    Medical abortion19,382 (18)132,419 (23)0.75***(0.74, 0.76)0.52***(0.44, 0.63)
    D&C/D&E/other2,204 (2)18,441 (3)0.61***(0.59, 0.64)0.86(0.68, 1.08)
    Missing8,11014,473
  • Abbreviations: AOR, adjusted odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; D&C, dilation and curettage; D&E, dilation and evacuation; EVA, electric vacuum aspiration; LARC, long-acting reversible contraceptive; MVA, manual vacuum aspiration; OR, odds ratio; PAC, postabortion care.

  • * P<.05; ** P<.01; *** P<.001.

  • a Adjusted odds ratios control for country variation and cluster on facility (using non-missing data only).

  • b Other/missing data were not included in the calculation of percentages.