Table 1

Demographic details of the mothers

characteristic

Mothers (%)


UCH (321)

Adeoyo (475)

Total (796)


Mother's Age range (yrs)


< 21

1.3

4.7

3.3


21 - 35

84.5

87.2

86.1


> 35

14.2

8.1

10.6


Level of Education


No formal education

0.9

3.6

2.5


Primary/incomplete secondary

6.2

28.0

19.2


Secondary/Technical/Teachers Grade II Cert.

19.9

44.6

34.7


Post secondary but not university

24.9

18.5

21.0


University/Postgraduate

48.0

5.3

22.6


Social Class


1

44.5

5.5

21.3


2

28.3

21.4

24.2


3

21.5

57.4

42.9


4

5.3

15.0

11.1


5

0.3

0.6

0.5


Marital status


Married

99.0

99.2

99.1


Unmarried

1.0

-

0.4


Divorced/separated

-

0.4

0.3


Widow

-

0.4

0.3


Tongo et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-60

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