Table 4.

Demographic and patient characteristics of cases who had multiple consultations for emergency contraception and women who had a single consultation for emergency contraception

VariableCases with a single consultation, n (%)Cases with multiple consultations, n (%)
Previous 12 months domestic violence and abuseaNo37 869 (99.68)5549 (99.46)
Yes122 (0.32)30 (0.54)
Age categories, years15–2413 693 (36.04)2151 (38.56)
25–3919 616 (51.63)2929 (52.50)
40–494682 (12.32)499 (8.94)
Pregnancies, n013 927 (36.66)1690 (30.29)
16204 (16.33)1005 (18.01)
≥217 860 (47.01)2884 (51.69)
Children, n022 266 (58.61)3160 (56.64)
19140 (24.06)1483 (26.58)
≥26585 (17.33)936 (16.78)
History of alcohol misuse since age 15aNo37 822 (99.56)5550 (99.48)
Yes169 (0.44)29 (0.52)
History of depression/depressive episode within 2 yearsaNo34 261 (90.18)4913 (88.06)
Yes3730 (9.82)666 (11.94)
  • a Before the index date.