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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: High sero-prevalence of hepatitis B virus and human immunodeficiency virus infections among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at Temeke municipal health facilities, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: a cross sectional study

Variables Frequency (%)
Age, median (IQR) 25 (22–30)
Age groups
  < 24 114 (45.8)
 25–30 86 (34.5)
  > 31 49 (19.7)
Education status
 Primary 96 (38.6)
 Secondary 115 (46.2)
 College 38 (15.3)
Marital status
 Single 52 (20.9)
 Married 182 (73.1)
 Cohabiting 14 (5.6)
 Divorced 1 (0.4)
Occupation status
 Employed 33 (13.3)
 Petty traders 130 (52.2)
 Unemployed 64 (25.7)
 Student 22 (8.8)
HIV status
 Positive 43 (17.3)
 Negative 206 (82.7)
Gestation age
 1st trimester 80 (32.1)
 2nd trimester 99 (39.8)
 3rd trimester 70 (28.1)