Table 1

Socio-demographic variables of Belgian and Dutch respondents

Total

Belgium

the Netherlands


n

Mean or %

n

Mean or %

n

Mean or %

p


Higher education

329

56.1

194

76.1

135

40.8

<.001

Married/cohabitating

596

98.7

257

98.4

339

98.8

.239

Primiparae

276

45.8

133

51.0

143

41.9

.006

Employed

517

85.9

221

84.7

296

86.8

.685

Medical intervention

133

22.5

54

20.8

79

23.9

.361

Planning for a home birth

301

37.0

90

24.0

211

48.0

<.001

Age at first birth

-

28.99

-

28.05

-

29.7

<.001

Age

-

31.21

-

30.41

-

31.87

<.001


Christiaens et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:109   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-109

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