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Table 1 Socio-demographic and obstetric characteristics

From: Birth preparedness and complication readiness among pregnant women admitted in a rural hospital in Rwanda

Characteristics Number (n) Percent (%)
Age (Years) (Mean ± SD; 27.7 ± 6.0)
  < 20 35 10.0
 21- 29 188 53.7
  > 30 127 36.3
Marital status
 Married 327 93.4
 Not currently marrieda 23 6.6
Residence (district)
 Musanze 267 76.3
 Othersb 83 23.7
Education
 None 114 32.6
 Primary 193 55.1
 Secondary and Above 43 12.3
Occupation
 Housewife 195 55.7
 Own business/private employee 98 28.0
 Government/salaried employee 57 16.3
Religion
 Christianity 318 90.9
 Islam 32 9.1
Parity (Mean ± SD; 2.6 ± 1.9)
 1 123 35.1
 2–4 176 50.3
  > 5 51 14.6
Prior stillbirth
 No 290 82.9
 Yes 60 17.1
Travel time to health facility
  < 1 h 215 61.4
  ≥ 1 h 135 38.6
  1. Mean ± Standard Deviation
  2. aSingle, divorced and widowed
  3. Otherb Nyabihu/Rubavu/Burera/Gakeke