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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for participant-related variables

From: Feasibility of smart wristbands for continuous monitoring during pregnancy and one month after birth

Characteristics of participants (n = 20) Median (range)/Mean (SD)/n (%)
Age, years
 Median (range) 24 (18–37)
Pre-pregnancy BMIa, kg/m2
 Median (range) 24.4 (17.7–43.5)
Weeks of gestation at recruitment
 Median (range) 12.9 (7.6–15.0)
Marital status, n (%)
 • Married or living with a partner 17 (85%)
 • Single 3 (15%)
Highest educational qualification, n (%)
 • Below secondary education 4 (20%)
 • Secondary education 9 (45%)
 • College or polytechnic 4 (20%)
 • University 3 (15%)
Employment status, n (%)
 • At work 10 (50%)
 • Unemployed 2 (10%)
 • Student 5 (25%)
 • Entrepreneur 3 (15%)
Step counts per day during pregnancy
 Mean (SD) 5576 (1808)
 Gestational diabetes, n (%) 5 (25%)
 Smoking during pregnancy, n (%) 5 (25%)
Weeks of gestation at delivery
 Median (range) 40.4 (29.1–41.7)
  1. a BMI body mass index