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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants (N = 769)*

From: Use of antenatal care, maternity services, intermittent presumptive treatment and insecticide treated bed nets by pregnant women in Luwero district, Uganda

Characteristic n (%)
Median age (quartiles), y 24 (20–28)
Parity  
   Para 1 136 (17.7)
   Para > 1 632 (82.3)
Marital status  
   Married 651 (84.7)
   Single, separated or widowed 118 (15.3)
Occupation status  
   Unemployed 674 (87.6)
   Peasant 31 (4.0)
   Trader 20 (2.6)
   Casual laborer 6 (0.8)
   Professional 19 (2.5)
   Other 19 (2.5)
Education status  
   None 79 (10.3)
   Lower primary (P1–P4) 112 (14.6)
   Higher primary (P5–P7) 390 (50.8)
   Lower secondary (S1–S4) 164 (21.4)
   Higher secondary (S5–S6) 6 (0.8)
   Lower tertiary(certificate/diploma) 16 (2.1)
Distance to nearest health unit median (quartiles) Km 4 (1.6–5.6)
Period since delivery median (quartiles) mo 3 (1–4)
  1. *Values are number percentage unless otherwise stated