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Table 2 Distribution of patients according to reasons for termination of pregnancy

From: Bowel perforation secondary to illegally induced abortion: a tertiary hospital experience in Tanzania

Reason for termination of pregnancy Frequency Percentage
Fear of expulsion from school 62 91.2
Does not want patents or others to know about the pregnancy 60 88.2
Too young to have a child 45 66.1
Has relationship problem 34 50.0
Cannot afford a child 23 33.8
Reasons not documented 18 26.5