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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics

From: Factors associated with blood pressure check-up during pregnancy among women of reproductive age in Tanzania: an analysis of data from 2015—16 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey and Malaria Indicators Survey

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Place of residence
 Urban 1811 26.2
 Rural 5113 73.8
Age group
 Less than 20 years 541 7.8
 20 to 34 years 4557 65.8
 More than 34 years 1826 26.4
Educational level
 No education 1329 19.2
 Primary education 4209 60.8
 Secondary education 1326 19.2
 Higher education 60 0.9
Parity
 Para one 1595 23
 Para 2 – 4 3154 45.6
 Para 5 +  2175 31.4
Wealth index
 Poor 2734 39.5
 Middle 1363 19.7
 Rich 2827 40.8
Marital status
 Never in union 441 6.4
 Married 5650 86.1
 Widow 119 1.7
 Separated 714 10.3
Respondent currently working
 Not working 1498 21.6
 Working 5426 78.4
Mainland/Zanzibar
 Mainland Urban 1618 23.4
 Mainland Rural 4357 62.9
 Unguja (Zanzibar Island) 594 8.6
 Pemba (Pemba Island) 355 5.1