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Table 2 Background characteristics of participants

From: Individualised, flexible postnatal care: a feasibility study for a randomised controlled trial

Characteristic n %
  (n =108)
Age (years), mean (sd) 31.1 4.7
First baby (n = 107) 75 70.1
Marital status:   
 Married 72 66.7
 Living with partner 32 29.6
 Have a partner but do not live together 3 2.8
 Single 1 0.9
Highest education completed   
 Completed degree or higher 57 52.8
 Completed secondary school to year 12 42 38.9
 Did not complete year 12 9 8.3
Country of birth (n = 103)   
 Australia 43 41.7
 India 10 9.7
 New Zealand 5 4.9
 Other* (includes 30 countries, each of which represent <5% of participants) 45 43.7
Length of time in Australia: (n = 56)   
 Less than 5 years 37 66.1
 5-10 years 3 5.4
 More than 10 years 16 28.6
English as a first language 76 70.4
Smoked prior to pregnancy 20 18.5
Income (pretax household income per week, $AUD)   
 <$650 12 11.1
 $650-$999 18 16.7
 $1000-$1399 23 21.3
 $1400-$1999 26 24.1
 >$2000 25 23.2
 Did not answer 4 3.7