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Table 1 Table of socio-demographic characteristics (N = 140)

From: Male involvement in birth preparedness and complication readiness for emergency obstetric referrals in rural Uganda

Characteristic Mean ± standard deviation
*Age 26.8 ± 6.6
*Parity 3.3 ± 2.3
*Gestation age 38.1 ± 3.4
*Age of spouse 32.8 ± 8.3
Education level  
None 24 (17.7)
Primary 78 (56.1)
Secondary 30 (21.6)
Post-secondary 7 (5.0)
Marital status  
Single 25 (18.2)
Married 114 (81.8)
Education level of spouse  
None 8 (5.9)
Primary 67 (49.3)
Secondary 45 (33.1)
Post-secondary 20 (12.0)
Occupation  
Formal employment 20 (14.1)
Informal or no employment 121 (85.9)
  1. Key: * Mean ± Standard Deviation