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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents (N = 58)

From: What makes or mars the facility-based childbirth experience: thematic analysis of women’s childbirth experiences in western Kenya

Variable N %
Age: mean (SD) 58 26(6.6)
Parity: mean (SD) 58 4(2.0)
Marital status   
 Single 6 10.3
 Married 51 87.9
 Widowed 1 1.7
Delivery place   
 Government Hospital 27 46.6
 Government Health Center 23 39.7
 Mission/Private Facility 5 8.5
 Other 3 5.2
Previous facility delivery 47 90.4
Education   
 None 1 1.7
 Primary 45 77.6
 Secondary/Vocational 10 17.2
 College 2 3.4
Occupation   
 Agricultural labor 23 39.7
 Salaried worker 4 6.9
 Self-employed 5 8.6
 Other 4 6.9
 Unemployed 22 37.9
Religion   
 Catholic 12 20.7
 Protestant/Pentecostal 22 37.9
 Seventh Day Adventist 14 24.1
 Other Christian 7 12.1
 Other religion 3 5.2
Tribe   
 Luo (County’s dominant tribe) 38 65.5
 Kuria 12 20.7
 Other 8 13.7