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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics of pregnant women (n = 630)

From: Women’s knowledge on common non-communicable diseases and nutritional need during pregnancy in three townships of Ayeyarwaddy region, Myanmar: a cross-sectional study

  Number Percent
Age (years)
 18–19 49 7.8
 20–29 337 53.5
 30–39 220 34.9
 40–49 24 3.8
Education
 No schooling 44 7.0
 Primary school completed 299 47.5
 Middle school completed 142 22.5
 High school completed or graduated 145 23.1
Occupation
 Housewife 286 45.4
 Farmer 135 21.4
 Others 209 33.2
Ethnic
 Bamar 421 66.8
 Others 209 33.2
Religion
 Buddhist 589 93.5
 Others 41 6.5
Gravida
 Primigravida 279 44.3
 Multigravida 351 55.7
Wealth index
 Lowest quintile 126 20.0
 Second quintile 127 20.2
 Middle quintile 131 20.8
 Fourth quintile 122 19.4
 Highest quintile 124 19.7