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Table 2 Socio-demographic and reproductive health characteristics (N = 372)

From: Cross-sectional survey of knowledge of obstetric danger signs among women in rural Madagascar

  Total (n) Total (%)
Place of residence
 Rural 256 68.8
 Urban 116 31.2
Age
  < 19 100 26.9
 20–24 87 23.4
 25–29 72 19.4
  > 30 112 30.2
Status
 Married or Living with a partner 101 27.1
 Single or House-sharing 253 68.0
 Separated or Divorced 18 4.8
Education
 None 56 15.1
 Primary 102 27.4
 Secondary 200 53.8
 Tertiary 14 3.8
Profession
 Housewife 175 47.0
 Farmer 124 33.3
 Merchant 43 11.6
 Other 30 8.1
Income
  < 100′000 Ar 191 51.3
 100′000–300′000 Ar 142 38.2
  > 300′000 Ar 39 10.48
Electricity
 Yes 84 22.6
 No 288 77.4
Cell phone
 Yes 181 48.7
 No 191 51.3
Walking distance to Hospital or Dispensary
  < 1 h 318 85.7
  > 1 h 53 14.3
Pregnancies
 1 113 30.4
 2 to 4 184 49.6
  > 5 75 20.2
Parity
 1 128 34.5
 2 to 4 184 49.6
  > 5 59 15.9
Ever had a stillbirth
 Yes 16 4.3
 No 356 95.7
Number of Miscarriages
 0 331 89.0
 1 32 8.6
  > 1 9 2.4
Number of ANC visits during last pregnancy
 0 3 0.8
 1 8 2.2
 2 to 3 104 27.9
  ≥ 4 257 69.1
Advised site for delivery
 Hospital 180 55.4
 Dispensary 142 43.7
Other 3 0.9
Pregnancy Intendedness
 Desired now 257 69.1
 Mistimed 74 19.9
Unwanted 41 11.0
Participation in PANDA mHealth intervention
 Yes 161 43.3
 No 211 56.7
Received information about problems during pregnancy (N = 370)
 Yes 262 70.8
 No 108 29.2