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Table 1 Participant demographic background: split by women who missed any appointments or attended all appointments (n = 242)

From: Individual and healthcare system factors influencing antenatal care attendance in Saudi Arabia

Demographic Missed (n = 119) Attended (n = 123)
n % n %
Age group
 18–24 years 21 17.6 21 17.2
 25–34 years 64 53.6 65 52.8
 35+ years 29 24.6 31 25.2
 No data 5 4.2 6 4.8
Level of education
 No formal education 4 3.4 3 2.4
 Primary level 2 1.7 8 6.5
 intermediate 13 10.9 5 4.0
 Secondary level 28 23.5 36 29.3
 Diploma 4 3.4 0 0
 Bachelor degree 67 56.3 67 54.4
 Postgraduate 1 0.9 3 2.4
 No data 1 0.9 0 0
Employment
 Employee 21 17.6 27 21.9
 Unemployed 81 68.1 80 65.1
 student 17 14.3 16 13.0
Marital status
 Married 116 100.0 123 100.0
 Divorced 0 0 0 0
 Widowed 0 0 0 0
Residency
 Riyadh city 99 83.2 108 87.8
 Riyadh’s Rural area 12 10.1 9 7.3
 Other 8 6.7 6 4.9
Income
 <  3400 Saudi Riyal 12 10.1 11 8.9
 3500 to 6400 Saudi Riyal 46 38.7 36 29.3
 6500 to 12,000 Saudi Riyal 42 35.3 50 40.7
 >  12,000 Saudi Riyal 19 16.9 26 21.1