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Table 2 Description of participant characteristics (N = 400)

From: Inadequacy of nutrients intake among pregnant women in the Deep South of Thailand

Factor n %
Age (years)   
   15-19 48 12.0
   20-24 90 22.5
   25-29 126 31.5
   30-34 71 17.8
   > 35 65 16.2
Occupation   
   Housewife 193 48.3
   Laborer 114 28.5
   Other (agriculture/government employee/trader) 93 23.2
Religion   
   Islam 377 94.2
   Buddhism 23 5.8
Education achieved   
   Primary school 165 41.2
   Secondary school 190 47.6
   Higher than secondary school 45 11.2
Gestational age at enrolment (weeks)   
   12-14 134 33.5
   15-17 139 34.7
   17-20 127 31.8
Family income (baht)   
   < 5,000 238 59.5
   5,000-15,000 150 37.5
   > 15,000 12 3.0
Number of family members   
   1-5 246 61.5
   6-10 144 36.0
   11-15 10 2.5
Number of living children   
   None 149 37.2
   1-2 178 44.5
   3-4 46 11.5
   > 4 27 6.8
Body mass index (kg/m2)   
   < 18.5 67 16.8
   18.5 - 29.9 310 77.4
   > =30.0 23 5.8