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Table 1 Characteristics of women who had diabetes during pregnancy

From: Self-reported diabetes during pregnancy in the South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: extent and social determinants

Variables Diabetes in pregnancy
Number (n = 144) Percent (100%)
Race
 African 82 70%
 non-African 62 30%
Education
 None 3 1%
 Primary 18 15%
 Secondary 90 67%
 Tertiary 14 17%
Employment
 Unemployed 66 51%
 Informal 23 15%
 Formal 53 34%
Residence
 Rural 108 76%
 Urban 36 24%
Household income
 Low 54 40%
 Medium 49 34%
 High 41 26%
Family history of diabetes
 No 68 49%
 Yes 70 51%
Self-rated health
 Bad 11 9%
 Moderate 27 20%
 Good 105 71%