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Table 1 Women’s socio-demographic characteristics

From: Women’s preferences and mode of delivery in public and private hospitals: a prospective cohort study

  Public sector (N = 199) Private sector (N = 183)
  n (%) n (%)
Age (years)   
 ≤19 62 (31.2 %) 2 (1.1 %)
 20–29 120 (60.3 %) 78 (42.6 %)
 ≥30 17 (8.5 %) 103 (56.3 %)
Education   
 Elementary school 35 (17.7 %) 0 (0 %)
 High school 142 (71.7 %) 32 (17.5 %)
 Tertiary/University 21 (10.6 %) 151 (82.5 %)
Nationality   
 Argentinean 165 (83.3 %) 178 (97.3 %)
 Other 33 (16.7 %) 5 (2.7 %)
Marital status   
 Married or stable partner 138 (69.7 %) 171 (93.4 %)
 No partner 60 (30.3 %) 12 (6.6 %)
Work status   
 Employed 31 (15.6 %) 150 (83.8 %)
 Health-related worka 0 (0 %) 26 (14.5 %)
 Unemployed 168 (84.4 %) 29 (16.2 %)
  1. aHealth-related work: any employment in the health sector