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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics among women in selected health centres and the affiliated district hospital in Rwanda

From: A cross-sectional study of the prevalence and factors associated with symptoms of perinatal depression and anxiety in Rwanda

Demographic characteristicsFrequency (n = 165)Percent (%)
Age in years
 15–1995.5
 20–244627.9
 25–296338.2
 30–342615.8
 35 or over2112.7
Marital status
 Single84.8
 Married7444.8
 Living together6941.8
 Separated/divorce148.5
Level of education
 No education4326.1
 Primary10060.6
 Secondary1810.9
 Tertiary42.4
Participants’occupation
 Employed by other31.8
 Unemployed12777.0
 Self-employed3118.8
 No permanent job42.4
Participants’ nuclear family
 Both parents/siblings alive5935.7
 Lost a parent4929.7
 Lost a sibling3018.2
 Lost both parents/all siblings2716.4
Number of children
 No child2917.6
 One4326.1
 Two3923.6
 Three2012.1
 Four or more3420.6
Planned pregnancy
 Yes9859.4
 No6740,6
Total165100