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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 254)

From: Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in Northern Tanzania

Variables Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Age group (years)
 < 25 43 16.9
 25–35 171 67.3
 > 35 40 15.7
District of residence
 Moshi Rural District 96 37.8
 Moshi Urban District 158 62.2
Education level
 Primary education 64 25.2
 Secondary education 77 30.3
 College/pre university education 45 17.7
 University education 68 26.8
Occupation
 Student 17 6.7
 House wife 19 7.5
 Farmer 15 5.9
 Employed 91 35.8
 Self-employed business women 112 44.1
Gravidity index
 Primigravida 80 31.5
 Multigravida 174 68.5
Trimester
 1st trimester 10 3.9
 2nd trimester 66 26.0
 3rd trimester 178 70.1
HIV status
 Positive 13 5.1
 Negative 229 90.2
 Not known 12 4.7
Heard about toxoplasmosis
 Yes 27 10.6
 No 227 89.4
Knowledge on toxoplasmosis routes of infection
 Yes 22 8.7
 No 232 91.3
Knowledge on effect of toxoplasmosis during pregnancy
 Yes 14 5.5
 No 240 94.5