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Table 2 Client demographic characteristics

From: The prevalence of disrespect and abuse during facility-based childbirth in urban Tanzania

Variable Measure P-valuea
Postpartum Interview
N = 1914
Community Follow-Up
N = 64
Socio-Demographic Characteristics
 Age in years, Mean (SD) 25.7(5.9) 25.2(5.9) 0.52 b
 HIV status, n (%)    0.46c
   Positive 145(8) 3(5)
   Negative 1725(90) 60(94)
 Education Level, n (%)    0.52 c
   Primary incomplete 32(2) 0(0)
   Primary complete 1176(61) 40(65)
   Secondary+ 531(28) 22(35)
 Religion, n (%) 0.81
   Muslim 1426(75) 49(77)
   Christian 417 (22) 14 (22)
 Marital Status, n (%) 0.55 c
   Never Married 281(5) 7(11)
   Married or living together 1605(84) 56(88)
   Divorced/Separated/Widowed 28((1) 1(2)
 Number of children <5 years in household, n (%) 0.34
   0 children 1185(62) 44(69)
   1-3 children 643(34) 18(28)
   >3 children 12(1) 1(2)
 Head of Household, n (%) 0.75
   Man 1724(90) 58(91)
   Woman 185(10) 6(9)
 Occupation Status, n (%) 0.17
   Employed 795(42) 22(34)
   Unemployed 1119(58) 42(67)
  1. aPearson χ2unless noted
  2. b2-sided t-test
  3. cFisher’s exact