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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of abused women

From: “If we’re here, it’s only because we have no money…” discrimination and violence in Mexican maternity wards

Característics Proportion (n = 20)
Age (years)
 13–19 39
 20–24 39
 25–29 11
 30–34 6
 35–39 5
Education
 None/elementary school 17
 Middle school 55
 High school 28
Religion
 Catholic 72
 Other 28
Indigenous language
 Yes 6
 No 94
Marital status
 Currently with partner 72
 Currently without partner 28
Labor status
 Student 11
 Housewife 89
Insurance
Seguro Popular 100
Number of pregnancies
 1 50
 2 33
 3 11
 4 6
Type of childbirth
 Vaginal 22
 Cesarean 78
  1. Source: authors elaboration