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Table 1 Socio-demographic and reproductive characteristics of women in the field test

From: Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy in Brazilian Portuguese

Characteristics Mean Sd
Age (years) 25.9 7.1
Partner age (years) 30.1 8.0
Menarche (years) 12.7 1.6
Age at first intercourse (years) 16.5 2.6
Age at first pregnancy (years) 20.6 4.9
Number of children 1.0 1.2
Education (years) 9.4 2.5
  N %
Married 600 79.1
Work paid job 378 49.8
First pregnancy 306 40.3
Age group
15–19 188 24.8
20–24 174 22.9
25–29 163 21.5
30–34 122 16.1
35–39 85 11.2
40+ 27 3.6
Education
Low (0 to 9 years of schooling) 259 34.1
Mid (10 to 12 years of schooling) 450 59.3
High (13 or more years of schooling) 50 6.6
Status at interview
Pregnant 524 69.0
Post-abortion 170 22.4
Postpartum 65 8.6