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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the respondents

From: Poor newborn care practices - a population based survey in eastern Uganda

Characteristics Total %
Maternal Age n = 393   
   <19 35 9
   19 - 25 139 35
   26 - 30 114 29
   >30 105 27
Marital status n = 321   
   Married/Living together 291 91
   Not married 30 9
Education n = 310   
   No education 39 13
   Primary 208 67
   Secondary 63 20
Socioeconomic group n = 340   
   1 (Lowest) 51 15
   2 67 20
   3 87 26
   4 84 25
   5 (Highest) 51 15
Parity n = 393   
   1 97 25
   2-4 137 35
   > 4 159 40
No. of ANC visits n = 377   
   1 35 9
   2-3 225 60
   >3 117 31
Trimester of 1 st ANC visit n = 278   
   1 50 13
   2 207 55
   3 121 32
Distance to place of delivery n = 390   
   None 129 33
   < 5 km 200 51
   > 5 km 61 16