Table 1

Socio-demographic and obstetric profiles of mothers (n = 124)

Variables

Frequency (%)


Age (years)

≤20

5 (4.0)

21-25

15 (12.1)

26-30

40 (32.3)

31-35

32 (25.8)

36-40

25 (20.2)

>40

7 (5.6)

Ethnic group

Malay

117 (94.4)

Others

7 (5.6)

Highest educational level

Secondary

57 (46.0)

Post-secondary/Diploma

36 (29.0)

Tertiary

31 (25.0)

Household income (Malaysian Ringgit)

<1000

24 (19.4)

1000-3000

62 (50.0)

3001-5000

25 (20.2)

>5000

13 (10.5)

Employment status

No

42 (33.9)

Yes

82 (66.1)

Period of gestation (weeks)

28-32

51 (41.1)

33-37

46 (37.1)

>37

27 (21.8)

Gravida status

Primigravida

34 (27.4)

Multigravida

90 (72.6)


Saddki et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:75   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-75

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