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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants (N = 598)

From: The decision delivery interval in emergency caesarean section and its associated maternal and fetal outcomes at a referral hospital in northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics DDI
  ≤75 min > 75 min
Age (years)a 29.25(5.63)  
Age group (years)
  < 20 13 (3.59) 7 (2.97)
 20–24 66 (18.23) 44 (18.64)
 25–29 111 (30.66) 79 (33.47)
 30–34 98 (27.07) 58 (24.58)
 35–39 61 (16.85) 42 (17.80)
  ≥ 40 13 (3.59) 6 (2.54)
Residence
 Rural 130 (35.91) 77 (32.63)
 Urban 232 (64.09) 159 (67.37)
Marital Status*
 Married 314 (86.74) 197 (83.83)
 Not Married 48 (13.26) 38 (16.17)
Level of Education*
 No formal education 7 (1.94) 1 (0.43)
 Primary 118 (32.69) 88 (37.45)
 Secondary 155 (42.94) 86 (36.6)
 College/ University 81 (22.44) 60 (25.53)
Occupation*
 Unemployed 55 (15.19) 36 (15.45)
 Employed 307 (84.81) 197 (84.55)
Gestational Age (weeks)
  < 32 13 (3.59) 3 (1.27)
 32–36 48 (13.26) 24 (10.17)
 37–40 237 (65.47) 172 (72.88)
  > 41 64 (17.68) 37 (15.68)
  1. aMean (Standard Deviation), *Missing value