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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants (n = 350)

From: Correlates of knowledge on birth defects and associated factors among antenatal mothers in Galle, Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional analytical study

Demographic characteristic n %
Age (years)
  < 25 83 23.7
 25–34 220 62.9
  ≥ 35 47 13.4
Educational level
 Up to secondary school 75 21.4
 Above secondary school 224 64.0
 Higher education 51 14.6
Monthly income (Sri Lankan Rupees)
  < 25,000 112 32.0
 25,000–49,000 166 47.4
  ≥ 50,000 72 20.6
Parity
 Primiparous 154 44.0
 Multiparous 196 56.0
Kids with BD
 Yes 14 4.0
 No 336 96.0
Number of antenatal visits
  ≤ 5 169 48.3
 6–15 163 46.6
  ≥ 16 18 5.1