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Table 2 Socio demographic and obstetric characteristics at baseline evaluation

From: Evaluation of a birth preparation program on lumbopelvic pain, urinary incontinence, anxiety and exercise: a randomized controlled trial

Characteristics BPP group (n=97) Control group (n=100)
Age (mean±sd) 22.9 ± 4.6 22.9 ± 5.1
Gestational age (mean±sd) 20.7 ± 1.8 20.4 ± 2.0
Body mass index (mean±sd) 25.4 ± 5.0 25.2 ± 5.3
  N (%) N (%)
Education   
Primary 16 (16.5) 19 (19.0)
Secondary 64 (66.0) 64 (64.0)
University 13 (13.4) 17 (17.0)
Technical 4 (4.1) 0 (0.0)
Steady partner 77 (79.4) 78 (78.0)
Planned pregnancy 51 (53.1) 47 (47.0)
Practiced physical activity prior to pregnancy 25 (25.8) 31 (31.0)
Knowledge of pelvic floor muscles 23 (23.7) 13 (13.0)
Urinary incontinence prior to pregnancy 17 (17.5) 18 18.0
  1. All values are not statistically significant.