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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of postpartum mothers (n = 530)

From: Adaptation of short version of questionnaire for assessing the childbirth experience (QACE) to the Iranian culture

Variables N (%)
Age (years), mean (SD) 27.0 (5.4)
Level of education
 Diploma or below 426 (80.3)
 University 104 (19.7)
Occupation status
 Housewife 504 (95.1)
 Employee 26 (4.9)
Income level
 Sufficient 57 (10.8)
 Relatively sufficient 393 (74.2)
 No sufficient 80 (15.1)
Gestational age (weeks)
 Under 37 weeks 65 (12.2)
 37 and higher than 37 weeks 465 (87.7)
Unwanted sex of baby 20 (3.8)
Unwanted pregnancy 127 (24.0)