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Table 1 Participant Baseline Characteristics

From: Perinatal depression and its impact on infant outcomes and maternal-nurse SMS communication in a cohort of Kenyan women

Variables Total Cohort (n = 572)
n (%) or median (IQR)
Age in years 25 (22–29)
Adolescents 58 (10.2%)
Marital Status
 Not Married/Cohabitating 64 (11.3%)
Education level
 Less than primary education 47 (8.2%)
Employment Status
 Unemployed 394 (68.9%)
Primigravida 194 (33.9%)
Number of Living Children 1 (0–2)
History of Miscarriage 65 (11.4%)
Undesired Pregnancy 195 (34.2%)
Never Used Family Planning 160 (28.0%)
Median monthly household income in KSh 10,000 (6000–14,000)
Experiencing abuse during pregnancy 19 (3.3%)
Living with HIV 36 (6.3%)
Distance from home to clinic ≥ 30 min 358 (62.7%)
Share the phone with someone 81 (14.2%)