Table 3

Relationship between deprivation, ethnicity and reproductive health outcomes within this study

Abortion rate (abortions/1000 populationRepeat abortion rate (repeat abortions/1000 abortions)
IMD(2015)Rate ratio (95% CI) univariableRate ratio (95% CI) univariableRate ratio (95% CI) multivariable
Most deprived1Reference categoryReference categoryReference category
20.93 (0.92, 0.94)0.98 (0.97, 1.00)0.97 (0.96, 0.99)
30.81 (0.81, 0.82)0.94 (0.92, 0.95)0.94 (0.92, 0.95)
40.73 (0.72, 0.74)0.89 (0.88, 0.91)0.90 (0.88, 0.91)
50.67 (0.66, 0.68)0.86 (0.85, 0.88)0.87 (0.85, 0.89)
60.62 (0.61, 0.63)0.84 (0.82, 0.86)0.85 (0.83, 0.87)
70.59 (0.58, 0.59)0.82 (0.80, 0.84)0.83 (0.81, 0.85)
80.58 (0.57, 0.58)0.80 (0.78, 0.82)0.81 (0.79, 0.83)
90.54 (0.53, 0.54)0.78 (0.76, 0.80)0.79 (0.77, 0.81)
100.45 (0.44, 0.46)0.72 (0.70, 0.74)0.73 (0.71, 0.75)
Ethnicity
WhiteReference categoryReference categoryReference category
Black1.31 (1.29,1.33)1.25 (1.24, 1.27)
Asian0.95 (0.94, 0.97)0.93 (0.91, 0.95)
  • IMD, Index of Multiple Deprivation.