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Table 6 Students’ willingness to engage in different levels of abortion care at different gestations

From: What should medical students be taught about abortion? An evaluation of student attitudes towards their abortion teaching and their future involvement in abortion care

  Total number of students (N = 102) who said “yes, in any legally justifiable circumstances” or “yes, but in specific circumstances only”
Gestation
< 12 weeks, 12–24 weeks > 24 weeks
n(%) 95% Confidence Interval n(%) 95% Confidence Interval n(%) 95% Confidence Interval
Level of involvement
 Pregnancy options discussion 99(97%) 92–99% 99(97%) 92–99% 92(90%) 83–95%
 Refer for an abortion 96(94%) 88–98% 95(93%) 86–97% 89(87%) 79–93%
 Complete HSA1 (abortion) form 91(89%) 82–94% 90(88%) 80–94% 85(83%) 75–90%
 Provide medical abortion 74(73%) 63–81% 70(69%) 59–77% 58(57%) 47–67%
 Provide surgical abortion 65(64%) 54–73% 62(61%) 51–70% 52(51%) 41–61%