Table 1

Interviewee characteristics at time of first caesarean birth

Zone of clinical practice (1st caesarean)

Central zone n = 12

Grey zone n = 11

Peripheral zone n = 9


Age

20-24yrs

1

0

0

25-34

8

8

6

35-39

1

3

2

40-42

2

0

0

Admission status

Public

11

7

6

Private

2

4

2

Parity at 1st caesarean

Primiparous

11

9

3

Multiparous

1

2

9

Educational attainment

Secondary

5

5

4

Further education, incl. tertiary studies

7

6

5

Employment status

Student

1

0

1

Full time employment

12

11

7

Part-time employment

0

0

2

Marital status

Married

8

11

7

De Facto

3

2

1

Place of residence

Metropolitan

10

11

7

Regional/Rural

1

2

1

Country of Birth/1st language other than English spoken

Australia

8

11

3

South East Asia

1

0

1

UK/NZ

3

0

4

Other European

0

0

1

1st language other than English

1

0

2


Kealy et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:47   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-10-47

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