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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents (N = 3603) compared with national statistics for French postpartum women (N = 14,681)

From: Warning about drinking during pregnancy: lessons from the French experience

  Study respondents (France, 2012) French postpartum women (Perinatal survey, 2010)
  N % %
Age (in years)
  < 25 602 16.7 17.0
 25–29 1194 33.1 33.2
 30–34 1202 33.4 30.7
  ≥ 35 605 16.8 19.2
Parity
 Primiparous 1572 43.6 43.4
 Multiparous 2031 56.4 56.6
Educational level
 Low (< High school) 1019 28.3 28.3
 Intermediate (= High school) 715 19.8 19.9
 High (University degree) 1869 51.9 51.8
Single
 No 3442 95.5 92.7
 Yes 161 4.5 7.3
Daily smoker before pregnancy
 No 2483 68.9 69.5
 Yes 1120 31.1 30.5
Daily smoker in the past month
 No 2978 82.9 82.9
 Yes 615 17.1 17.1
Alcohol consumption before pregnancy
 Non-drinker 1752 48.6 NA
  ≤ once/month 861 23.9 NA
  ≥ 2 to 4 times/month 990 27.5 NA
  1. NA Not Available in the perinatal survey