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Table 1 Doulas’ sample characteristics (N = 89)

From: The greatest feeling you get, knowing you have made a big difference’: survey findings on the motivation and experiences of trained volunteer doulas in England

  Number Percentage
Age
 < 30 20 23 %
 30–39 42 47 %
 40 and over 27 30 %
Age of leaving full time educationa
 16 or younger 33 37.5 %
 17–19 28 32 %
 20+ 27 30.5 %
Ethnicity
 White 71 80 %
 Asian/British Asian 11 12 %
 Black/Black British 5 6 %
 ‘Mixed’ 1 1 %
 ‘Other’ 1 1 %
  1. Footnote: aAge of leaving fulltime education numbers total 88, due to missing data
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