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Table 1 Characteristics of sample

From: Women’s perspectives on caesarean section recovery, infection and the PREPS trial: a qualitative pilot study

Sample (N = 21)
Age (years) Range = 26–45 Mean = 34.4   
Marital Status Married = 15 Partner = 5 No response = 1  
Ethnicity White British = 16 British Asian = 1 Mixed race British = 2 White American = 1 African =1, Asian =1
Employment Yes = 19 No = 2   
Contracted employment hours Full time = 11 Part-time = 8 Unemployed = 2  
No. of children Range = 1–4 Mean = 1.9   
First CS Yes = 12 No = 9   
No. of CSs in the past None = 12 1–3 = 9   
Type of CS Elective = 12 Emergency = 9   
Experience of infection after last CS Yes = 4 No = 17