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Table 1 Characteristics of pregnant women in both study I (N = 295) and study II (N = 304)

From: Development of the Tilburg Pregnancy Distress Scale: the TPDS

  Group I Group II
Characteristics N % Mean SD Range n % Mean SD Range
Demographics           
Age           
   Younger than 25 28 11,4     29 12,8    
   26-30 94 38,4     112 36,8    
   31-35 98 40,0     120 39,6    
   Above 36 25 10,2     33 10,7    
Marital status           
   With partner 245 100     298 98    
Education level           
   Low 15 5     18 6    
   Middle 136 46     131 43    
   High 144 49     155 51    
Currently working outside the home 226 92,2     273 89,8    
Obstetric history           
Parity           
   Primiparous 131 44,4     135 44,4    
   Multiparous 164 55,6     169 55,6    
Previous abortion 63 25,7     88 28,9    
Term of gestation in weeks    26,56 9,45 6 -41    28,61 9,12 6 -41
Life style           
   Any alcohol intake 19 7,7     21 6,9    
   Any smoking 15 6,1     20 6,6