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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of women (N = 21)

From: Women’s decision-making processes and the influences on their mode of birth following a previous caesarean section in Taiwan: a qualitative study

Characteristics Number Percent
Age group (years)
 26-30 3 14.3
 31-35 8 38.1
 36-40 7 33.3
 41-45 3 14.3
Nationality
 Taiwanese 20 95.2
 Chinese 1 4.8
Education (highest level achieved)
 High school 11 52.3
 College 2 9.5
 Undergraduate 6 28.6
 Postgraduate 2 9.5
Professional
 Business 4 19.0
 Health 3 14.3
 Housewife 5 23.8
 Other 9 42.9
Income $AUD/month
  < 500 6 28.6
 501-1000 4 19.0
 1001-1500 2 9.5
 1501-2000 6 28.6
  > 2000 3 14.3
Religion
 Buddhist 9 42.9
 Taoism 7 33.3
 Christian 2 9.5
 Atheist 3 14.3
Obstetric data   
Parity
 Two 18 85.7
 Three 3 14.3
Reasons for primary CS
 Prolonged labour 8 38.1
 Foetal distress 3 14.3
 Mal-presentation 4 19.1
 Preeclampsia 2 9.5
 Other 4 19.0