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Table 2 Participant characteristics (n = 27)

From: “The elephant in the room;” a qualitative study of perinatal fears in opioid use disorder treatment in Southern Appalachia

Characteristic Value
Age Median 28 years old
Mean 28 years old
Range 22–37 years old
(wider in participant-observation sample)
Race/ethnicity 26 White; 1 Black
Number of children prior to current pregnancy Average 1–2
Range 0–4
Gestation when entered program (known for n = 9) Average 17–18 weeks
Pregnancy-related Medicaid coverage < 90% of all patients in comprehensive program