Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of participants (N = 805)

n (%)


Educational level

Primary

29 (3.6%)

Secondary

598 (74.3%)

Tertiary

178 (22.1%)

Marital status

Single

26 (3.2%)

Married

750 (93.2%)

Cohabited

24 (3%)

Divorced

5 (0.6%)

Place of residence (district)

Yuen Long

63 (7.8%)

Tuen Mun

188 (23.4%)

Tin Shui Wai

163 (20.2%)

Others

391 (48.6%)

Working status

Working

389 (48.3%)

Not-working

416 (51.7%)

Mode of delivery

Spontaneous

539 (67%)

Assisted (vacuum/forceps)

85 (10.6%)

Elective Caesarean section

102 (12.7%)

Emergency Caesarean section

79 (9.8%)

Feeding method

Breastfeeding

141 (17.5%)

Formula feeding

436 (54.2%)

Mixed feeding (both breastfeeding and formula feeding)

228 (28.3%)

Number of children including the newborn baby

One

465 (57.8%)

Two

257 (31.9%)

Three

68 (8.4%)

Four

9 (1.1%)

Five

6 (0.7%)

Peiyue support

Yes

728 (90.4%)

No

77 (9.6%)


Siu et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:22   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-22

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