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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants

From: Women’s perspectives on health facility and system levels factors influencing mode of delivery in Tehran: a qualitative study

Sociodemographic indicator Number (%) (n = 26)
Age
  < 20 2 (7.7%)
 20–24 3 (11.5%)
 25–29 6 (23.1%)
 30–34 6 (23.1%)
 35–39 9 (34.6%)
Pregnant at time of interview
 Not Pregnant 9 (34.6%)
 Pregnant 17 (65.4%)
Education
 Illiterate 1 (3.8%)
 High school 16 (61.5%)
 University degree 9 (34.6%)
Parity
 0 7 (26.9%)
 1 6 (23.1%)
 2 10 (38.5%)
 3 3 (11.5%)
Mode of previous delivery
 None 7 (26.9%)
 Vaginal birth only 4 15.4%)
 CS only 11 (42.3%)
 CS & vaginal birth 4 (15.4%)
Economic class
 Low 4 (15.4%)
 Middle 17 (65.4%)
 High 5 (19.2%)
Currently employed
 Not employed 18 (69.2%)
 employed 8 (30.8%)
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