Table 3

Treatment for adverse events reported by women conducting medical abortion through online telemedicine. Figures are number of women (percentage, 95% confidence interval)

TreatmentAll gestations (n=987)<7 weeks’ gestation (n=768)7-9 weeks’ gestation (n=219)P value
Antibiotics26 (2.6, 1.7 to 3.8)19 (2.5, 1.5 to 3.8)7 (3.2, 1.3 to 6.5)0.63
Blood transfusion7 (0.7, 0.3 to 1.5)4 (0.5, 0.1 to 1.3)3 (1.4, 0.3 to 4.0)0.19
Death0 (0, 0.0 to 0.4)0 (0, 0.0 to 0.5)0 (0, 0.0 to 1.7)1.0
Any adverse event31 (3.1, 2.1 to 4.4)21 (2.7, 1.7 to 4.1)10 (4.6, 2.2 to 8.2)0.19