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Table 1 Study group characteristics (n = 23 mothers)

From: Experiences of professional support during pregnancy and childbirth – a qualitative study of women with type 1 diabetes

Mother's age at delivery 32 (22–37)*
Educational level  
   Secondary level 11
   University 12
Occupation  
   Health care 9
   Trading 4
   Administration/Communication 5
   Education 3
   Cleaning 1
   Student 1
Parity  
   Primiparous 13
   Multiparous 10
Child's age at interview (months) 11 (6–24)*
Antenatal care level  
   Exclusively secondary antenatal clinic 17
   Combined primary and secondary antenatal clinics** 4
   Combined primary and secondary antenatal clinic,  
   primary diabetes care** 2
Delivery mode  
   Spontaneous vaginal 10
   Vaccum extraction 0
   Elective caesarean section 1
   Acute caesarean section 12
  1. * Median (range)
  2. ** Primary antenatal clinic = general maternal health care clinic
  3. Secondary antenatal clinic = Antenatal clinic for women with high obstetric risks