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Table 1 Characteristics of women participating in stage one (n = 10)

From: Establishing a valid construct of fear of childbirth: findings from in-depth interviews with women and midwives

  Range Mean
Age (years)   25–43 33
Gestation (weeks)   31–39 35
  N  
Marital status Single 2  
Co-habiting 3  
Married 5  
Previous children Primiparous 3  
Multiparousa 7  
  1. Note. a1 previous child. Modal gestation 37 weeks