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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Level of and factors associated with awareness of gestational diabetes mellitus among pregnant women attending antenatal care at Kawempe National Referral Hospital: a cross sectional study

Characteristic Frequencies n = 403 Percentages (%)
Age Mean (SD) = 26.56 (5.52)
 15–19 30 7.4
 20–24 143 35.5
 25–29 114 28.3
 30–34 72 17.9
 35 and above 44 10.9
Marital Status
 Married/partnered 386 95.8
 Not married/partnered 17 4.2
Education
 None/Primary 77 19.1
 Secondary 253 62.8
 Tertiary/University 73 18.1
Employment Status
 Not Employed 181 44.9
 Employed 222 55.1