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Table 1 Parents characteristics at the time of delivery

From: “That was intense!” Spirituality during childbirth: a mixed-method comparative study of mothers’ and fathers’ experiences in a public hospital

Characteristics Mothers Fathers
Age, mean (SD) 28.7 (4.88) 31.1 (4.88)
Marital Status, % (n)
 Married 23.4 (46) 23.5 (46)
 Common Law Spouse 72.6 (143) 73.5 (144)
 Other 4.0 (8) 3.0 (6)
Education level, % (n)
 Primary 1.0 (2) 3.1 (6)
 Secondary 17.3 (34) 22.4 (44)
 Professional Studies diploma 16.3 (32) 27.1 (53)
 College 26.0 (51) 15.8 (31)
 University 39.3 (77) 31.6 (62)
Working status, a % (n) 85.8 (169) 95.4 (188)
Religious affiliation, % (n) 54.7 (105) 51.8 (100)
Born in Canada, % (n) 91.9 (181) 92.3 (179)
  1. aBefore pregnancy for mothers. Owing to missing data, the numbers for each variable might not add up to the same total