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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 264 women participating in the First 1000 Days Program

From: Effects of the First 1000 Days Program, a systems-change intervention, on obesity risk factors during pregnancy

Maternal Characteristics at First Trimester Visit N (%) or Mean (SD)
Gestational age at intake, weeks, mean (SD) 10.4 (4.65)
Maternal age at intake, years, mean (SD) 30.8 (5.51)
Parity, mean (SD) 1.98 (0.92)
Pre-pregnancy BMI, kg/m2, mean (SD) 27.7 (6.43)
Maternal pre-pregnancy weight status, n (%)
 Underweight 6 (2.3)
 Healthy Weight 90 (34.1)
 Overweight 94 (35.6)
 Obese 74 (28.0)
Race/Ethnicity, n (%)
 White, Non-Hispanic 118 (44.7)
 Hispanic or Latino 82 (31.1)
 Black, Non-Hispanic 12 (4.5)
 Other 52 (19.7)
Preferred language, n (%)
 English 141 (53.6)
 Arabic 54 (20.5)
 Spanish 46 (17.5)
 Other 22 (8.4)
Annual household income, n (%)
 Less Than $20,000 78 (31.6)
 $20,000 – $50,000 108 (43.7)
 Greater Than $50,000 61 (24.7)
Employment status, n (%)
 Employed Full-Time 104 (40.0)
 Employed Part-Time 72 (27.7)
 Not Employed, Not Looking For Work 48 (18.5)
 Not Employed, Looking For Work 22 (8.5)
 Student 14 (5.4)
Married, n (%) 107 (41.0)
Publicly insured or uninsured, n (%) 133 (50.4)
Born outside the United States, n (%) 114 (43.2)