Table 1

Sociodemographic and obstetric characteristics of participants (n=200)

VariablesFrequency (n)Percentage (%)
Respondent age (years), mean (SD)26.7 (5.0)
 ≤3015175.5
 >304924.5
Type of residence
 Urban10251
 Rural9849
Gravida mean (SD)2.48 (2.10)
 ≤211557
 >28543
Parity mean (SD)1.65 (1.69)
 ≤112160.5
 >17939.5
Family number in household
 1–55226
 6–109944.5
 >104929.5
History of abortion
 Yes3115.5
 No16984.5
Diabetes mellitus
 Yes115.5
 No18994.5
Hypertension
 Yes2814.0
 No17286.0
Education level
 No formal education5527.5
 Primary (up to grade 5)3819.0
 Secondary (up to grade 12)7336.5
 Tertiary (up to grade 16 or above)3417.0
Household income in Pakistani rupee
 ≤20 00011758.5
 >20 0008341.5
Family system
 Nuclear4020
 Joint15979.5