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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables of Belgian and Dutch respondents

From: Does a referral from home to hospital affect satisfaction with childbirth? A cross-national comparison

  Total Belgium the Netherlands  
  n Mean or % n Mean or % n Mean or % p
Higher education 329 56.1 194 76.1 135 40.8 <.001
Married/cohabitating 596 98.7 257 98.4 339 98.8 .239
Primiparae 276 45.8 133 51.0 143 41.9 .006
Employed 517 85.9 221 84.7 296 86.8 .685
Medical intervention 133 22.5 54 20.8 79 23.9 .361
Planning for a home birth 301 37.0 90 24.0 211 48.0 <.001
Age at first birth - 28.99 - 28.05 - 29.7 <.001
Age - 31.21 - 30.41 - 31.87 <.001
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