Table 2

Characteristics of women who participated in the interviews and validation session

Characteristic

Overall

N = 12a

n (%)


Age at time of participation (min = 27, max = 39)

25 to 29 years

30 to 34 years

35 to 39 years

5 (41.7)

5 (41.7)

2 (16.7)

First time mothers

10 (83.3)

Married/common-law

11 (100.0)

Annual household income, before taxes

Less than $40,000

$40,000-69,999

$70,000-99,999

$100,000 or more

2 (18.2)

2 (18.2)

3 (27.3)

4 (36.4)

Highest level of education

Graduated high school

Some college, trade, university

Graduated college, trade, university

Some graduate school

4 (36.4)

3 (27.3)

3 (27.3)

1 (9.1)

Born outside of Canada

5 (45.5)

Non-Caucasian

4 (36.4)


aDenominator varies due to missing data for some questions.

McNeil et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-17

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