Table 3

Outcome of treatment of incomplete abortion by provider

MidwifePhysicianRisk difference
(95% CI)
Adjusted difference
(95% CI)*
Randomised and received intervention446444
Per-protocol409401
Complete abortion390 (95.4%)378 (94.3%)1.0%
(–4.1 to 2.0)
1.0%
(–4.1 to 2.2)
  • *Adjusted for facility, age (<25 vs≥25 years), marital status (single, widowed, divorced, separated] vs married or cohabiting, education (none or primary 1–8 vs secondary or tertiary), number of previous pregnancies (0 vs >1), and parity (para 0 vs ≥1).