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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the 3778 mothers who gave birth in health facilities within 1 year of the study start date, in six districts of southern Mozambique between 2015 and 2016

From: Mothers’ satisfaction with care during facility-based childbirth: a cross-sectional survey in southern Mozambique

Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Median age (IQR) 25.0 (11.0) years
Age in years by categories (range 14–49)
  ≤ 19 years 828 21.9
 20–34 years 2411 63.8
  ≥ 35 years 539 14.3
Completed educational level
 None 982 26.0
 Primary 2327 61.6
 Secondary or higher 469 12.4
Marital status
 Married 2289 60.6
 Single 1398 37.0
 Divorced/Widowed 91 2.4
Occupational status
 Housewife 1810 48.0
 Subsistence farmer 1747 46.2
 Student 114 3.0
 Employed 107 2.8
Religion
 Zionist 1503 39.8
 Other Protestants 1583 41.9
 Catholics 507 13.4
 Others 185 4.9
Socio-economic status
 Poorest 450 11.9
 Poorer 681 18.0
 Poor 856 22.7
 Less poor 902 23.9
 Least poor 733 19.4
 Data missing 156 4.1