Table 3

Acceptability of home-based and clinic-based medical abortion in studies included in systematic review comparing home-based and clinic-based medical abortion

StudySatisfied or highly satisfied with method (%)Would choose method again (%)Would select home use of miso for future medical abortion (%)Would select clinic use for future medical abortion (%)Would recommend method to a friend (%)
HCMDHCMDHCMDHCMDHCMD
Akin et al 200424NRNRNRNRNRNR94.044.449.66.955.6−48.7NRNRNR
Alam et al 20132592.193.6−1.576.215.460.893.041.351.77.058.7−51.776.816.160.7
Alam et al 20182695.393.41.994.494.20.286.460.525.913.539.5−26.097.294.23.0
Bracken et al 20062790.690.30.3NRNRNR95.640.455.24.460.0−55.6NRNRNR
Bracken 20102890.792.3−1.6NRNRNR95.3NRNRNR67.1NRNRNRNR
Dagousset 20041798.572.226.377.559.518.078.521.057.8NRNRNR78.850.6728.13
Elul 2001, Viet Nam3591.087.04.0NRNRNR93.033.060.07.067.0−60.0NRNRNR
Elul 2001, Tunisia3594.091.03.0NRNRNR96.069.027.05.031.0−26.0NRNRNR
Hajri et al 20042994.188.35.896.589.4*7.1NRNRNRNRNRNR97.292.5*4.7
Iygenar et al 20163095.296.7−1.58.311.6−3.381.920.461.59.768.1−58.422.213.78.5
Karki et al 20093188.397.3−9.090.793.2−2.5NRNRNRNRNRNR92.998.6−5.7
Li et al 20172198.698.7−0.1NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Ngoc et al 20043283.691.4−7.8NRNRNR96.138.557.62.061.5−59.5NRNRNR
Okonofua et al 20143695.4100−4.696.1100−3.997.231.066.22.869−66.298.7100−1.3
Provansal et al 20091698.092.95.191.179.6*11.589.185.04.1NRNRNR89.185.04.1
Shresthra et al 20142283.783.70.0NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
Shuchita et al 2008348082.6−2.6NRNRNR88%NRNRNR63%NRNRNRNR
Song et al 20182392.992.40.5NRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNRNR
  • Raghavan et al33 2012 did not report on any acceptability variable.

  • *P<0.05.

  • C, clinic; H, home; MD, mean difference; NR, not reported.;