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Table 2 Characteristics of participants (N = 17)

From: Women’s perspectives of the fetal fibronectin testing process: a qualitative descriptive study

Characteristic N (%)
At time of interview  
  Pregnant (range 26–36 weeks) 14 (82.4)
  Postpartum (range 3–5 weeks) 3 (17.6)
Maternal age  
  ≤ 24 3 (17.6)
  25-34 11 (64.7)
  35-44 3 (17.6)
Number of children (range 0–2)  
  0 (first pregnancy) 10 (58.8)
  1 4 (23.5)
  2 3 (17.6)
Marital status  
  Single with partner support 4 (23.5)
  Married 13 (76)
Residence  
  Urban Ontario 15 (88.2)
  Rural Ontario 2 (11.8)
Education  
  Some high school 2 (11.8)
  Completed high school 2 (11.8)
  College/University 13 (76.5)
Employment  
  Currently employed (including maternity leave) 15 (88.2)
  Currently not employed 2 (11.8)
Hospital  
  A 4 (23.5)
  B 4 (23.5)
  C 1 (5.9)
  D 3 (17.6)
  E 5 (29.4)