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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the demographic and additional factors of the sample

From: Perceptions of postnatal care: factors associated with primiparous mothers perceptions of postnatal communication and care

  Entire sample Parent and baby group sub-sample Online sub-sample
(N = 71) (N = 39) (N = 32)
Mean age of participants (years) 29 30 29
Age range Minimum age = 19 Minimum age = 19 Minimum age = 19
Maximum age = 41 Maximum age = 41 Maximum age = 37
Unemployment rate average (%) 10% 10% 10%
Mean time period since birth (months) 7 7 7
Number of breastfeeding participants 55 (77%) 27 (69%) 28 (87.5%)
Mean breastfeeding length (months) 2.4 2.5 2.3
Number of participants with HADS depression score:    
Not depressed (0–7) 59 36 23