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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Why do some women choose to freebirth in the UK? An interpretative phenomenological study

Demographic information N (%)
Age (years)  
 25–29 1 (10.0 %)
 30–34 3 (30.0 %)
 35–39 4 (40.0 %)
 40+ years 2 (20.0 %)
Ethnicity:  
 White British 6 (60.0 %)
 White Other 3 (30.0 %)
 Mixed Race 1 (10.0 %)
Marital Status  
 Married 7 (70.0 %)
 Living with partner 3 (30.0 %)
Highest educational level  
 A-Levels/Equivalent 1 (10.0 %)
 Diploma/Higher Education Cert 3 (30.0 %)
 Degree 5 (50.0 %)
 Postgraduate 1 (10.0 %)
Employment status  
 Stay at home mother 3 (30.0 %)
 P/T employed/study 4 (40.0 %)
 F/T employed/study 3 (30.0 %)
Number of children  
 One 1 (10.0 %)
 Two 5 (50.0 %)
 Three 1 (10.0 %)
 Four+ 3 (30.0 %)
Range of freebirths  
 One 6 (60.0 %)
 Two 3 (30.0 %)
 Three 1 (10.0 %)