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Table 3 Association between demographic characteristics and epidural request

From: The effect of epidural education on Primigravid Women’s decision to request epidural analgesia: a cross-sectional study

Demographic characteristics Yes N (%) No/not decided N (%) P value
Employment status Employed 7 (46.7) 8 (53.3) 0.038
Not employed 12 (18.2) 54 (81.8)
Education School level 9 (28.1) 23 (71.9) 0.435
College and postgrad 10 (20.4) 39 (79.6)
Age, y < 26 10 (25.0) 30 (75.0) 0.798
> 26 9 (22.0) 32 (78.0)
Income Less than 5000 SR 6 (24.0) 19 (76.0) 0.939
5000 to 10,000 SR 7 (16.7) 35 (83.3)
10,000 to 15,000 SR 6 (42.9) 8 (57.1)
Place of residence Urban 18 (26.5) 50 (73.5) 0.281
Rural 1 (7.7) 12 (92)
  1. Based on Chi-square or Fisher exact test