Table 1

Characteristics of mothers who completed and did not complete referral
Referrals completed (n = 104) Referral not completed (n = 6)
Age, mean years 24.7 (5.9) 23.5 (3.6)
Mothers education, mean years 10.6 (1.7) 10.7 (2.5)
Marital status
 Single 85 (81.7) 5 (83.3)
 Married 3 (2.9) 1 (16.7)
 Co-habiting 10 (9.6) 0
 Widowed 1 (0.9) 0
 Missing 5 (4.8) 0
Previous Children
 Yes 56 (53.8) 4 (66.7)
 No 43 (41.3) 2 (33.3)
 Missing 5 (4.8) 0
Employed
 Part-time 8 (7.6) 0
 Full time 2 (1.9) 1 (16.7)
 Temporary 2 (1.9) 0
 Not employed 87 (83.7) 5 (83.3)
 Missing 5 (4.8) 0
Child birth place
 Public Hospital 90 (86.5) 6 (83.3)
 Clinic/primary health centre 5 (4.8) 0
 Private hospital 1 (0.9) 0
 Other 3 (2.9) 1 (16.7)
 Missing 5 (4.8) 0
Electricity
 Yes 95 (91.3) 6 (100)
 No 4 (3.8) 0
 Missing 5 (4.8) 0
Cooking fuel
 Wood 1 (0.9) 0
 Paraffin/Kerosene 8 (7.7) 0
 Electricity 90 (86.5) 6 (100)
 Missing 5 (4.8) 0
Water source
 Piped Dwelling 54 (51.9) 3 (50)
 Piped Yard 26 (25) 3 (50)
 Piped Public 19 (18.2) 0
 Missing 5 (4.8) 0
HIV Positive
 Yes 41 (39.4) 2 (33.3)
 No 58 (55.8) 4 (66.6)
 Missing 5 (4.8) 0

Data are number (%) or mean (Std Dev).

Nsibande et al.

Nsibande et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:47   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-47

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