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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Timing and reasons for coming late for the first antenatal care visit by pregnant women at Mulago hospital, Kampala Uganda

Characteristic Number (n = 400) Percentage
Age groups   
15–19 56 14.0
20–24 145 36.2
25–29 116 29.0
30–34 58 14.5
35–39 24 6.0
40–44 1 0.3
Religion   
Catholic 126 31.5
Protestant 99 24.7
Muslim 100 25.0
Born again 68 17.0
SDA 7 1.8
Address   
Less than 3 km 73 18.2
3-5 km 126 31.5
Greater than 5 km 201 50.3
Level of education of the pregnant woman   
No education 7 1.8
Primary 141 35.2
Secondary 220 55.0
Tertiary 32 8.0
Level of education of the partner   
No education 3 0.8
Primary 35 8.7
Secondary 220 55.0
Tertiary 64 16.0
I don’t know 78 19.5
Occupation of the pregnant woman   
House wife 194 48.5
Peasant 4 1.0
Business/Entrepreneur 174 43.5
Salaried/Waged 21 5.3
Student 7 1.7
Occupation of the partner   
Not employed 5 1.3
Peasant 2 0.5
Business/Entrepreneur 315 78.7
Salaried/Waged 75 18.7
Student 3 0.8
Marital status of the pregnant woman   
Married 306 76.5
Single 88 22.0
Widower 1 0.3
Separated 5 1.2