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Table 1 Patient socio demographic data

From: A cross-sectional survey investigating women’s information sources, behaviour, expectations, knowledge and level of satisfaction on advice received about diet and supplements before and during pregnancy

Characteristic n (%)
Age in years (n = 115)
 Below 20 5 (4%)
 21–25 23 (20%)
 26–30 29 (25%)
 31–35 39 (34%)
 36–40 14 (12%)
 Over 41 5 (4%)
Race (n = 121)
 White 46 (38%)
 Asian/Asian British 31 (26%)
 Black, Caribbean, African/Black British 28 (23%)
 Mixed/Multiple ethnic groups 8 (7%)
 Other ethnic group 4 (3%)
 Arab/Persian 2 (2%)
 Chinese 2 (2%)
Qualifications (n = 123)
 GCSE or equivalent 56 (46%)
 Degree e.g. BA/BSc 39 (32%)
 A Level 35 (28%)
 Further Degree 20 (16%)
 Certificate of Higher Education 17 (14%)
 HND BTech 5 (4%)
 No qualifications 4 (3%)
 Other 2 (2%)
Number of Weeks Pregnant (n = 133)
 1st Trimester (≤ 12 Weeks) 18 (14%)
 2nd Trimester (13–28 Weeks) 79 (59%)
 3rd Trimester (≥ 28 Weeks) 36 (27%)
Number of Children (n = 133)
 1st Pregnancy 54 (41%)
 One child 45 (34%)
 Two Children 16 (12%)
 Three Children 9 (7%)
  > 3 Children 9 (7%)
Current Health Issues (n = 133)
 None 103 (77%)
 T1DM 3 (2%)
 T2DM 0 (0%)
 GDM 4 (3%)
 Pre-eclampsia 4 (3%)
 Other 19 (14%)