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Table 1 Basic characteristics of respondents

From: Qualitative exploration of facilitating factors and barriers to use of antenatal care services by pregnant women in urban and rural settings in Pakistan

Characteristics Currently pregnant womena(n = 10) Women who had child aged 5 years or youngerb(n = 73)
n (%) n (%)
Age   
 Less than 25 5 (50.0) 14 (19.2)
 25 to 34 years 2 (20.0) 31 (42.5)
 35 and more 3 (30.0) 28 (38.3)
Respondents educational status   
 Illiterate 4 (40.0) 34 (46.6)
 Primary 3 (30.0) 18 (24.6)
 Secondary and above 3 (30.0) 21 (28.8)
Husband’s educational status   
 Illiterate 3 (30.0) 25 (34.2)
 Primary 2 (20.0) 23 (31.5)
 Secondary and above 5 (50.0) 25 (34.2)
Duration of current pregnancy   
 First trimester 2 (20.0) NA
 Second trimester 4 (40.0)  
 Third trimester 4 (40.0)  
Number of children   
 First time pregnant 3 (30.0) NA
 1 to 3 5 (50.0) 42 (57.5)
 4 and more 2 (20.0) 31 (42.5)
Age of the youngest child   
 First time pregnant 3 (30.0) NA
 Less than 18 months 4 (40.0) 27 (37.0)
 18 to 36 months 3 (30.0) 27 (37.0)
 More than 36 months 0 (0.0) 19 (26.0)
  1. aParticpants of in-depth interviews. bParticipaants of focus group discussions. NA Not applicable.