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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Prevalence, correlates and pattern of Hepatitis B among antenatal clinic attenders in Yaounde-Cameroon: is perinatal transmission of HBV neglected in Cameroon?

Characteristic Number (n = 959) Percentage (%)
Age (Years) (Mean = 27.6; SD = 5.2)   
≤ 15 3 0.3
16 – 20 50 5.2
21 – 24 224 23.4
25 – 29 356 37.1
30 – 34 198 20.6
35 – 39 114 11.9
40 + 14 1.5
Marital status   
Single 181 18.9
Cohabiting 186 19.4
Married 592 61.7
Educational level   
Uneducated 4 0.4
Primary education 101 10.5
Secondary education 537 56.0
University and beyond 317 33.1
Occupational status   
No formal employment 505 52.7
Students 232 24.2
Civil servants 157 16.4
Private sector workers 65 6.8
Gravidity   
Primagravida 305 31.8
Multigravida 654 62.2