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Table 1 Population characteristics (N = 118)

From: Postpartum behaviour as predictor of weight change from before pregnancy to one year postpartum

  mean (SD)
Age, y 31.6 (4.3)
Age at menarche, y 13.2 (1.5)
Pre-pregnancy BMI, kg/m2 24.3 (3.7)
  % (n)
Pre-pregnancy BMI group  
   Underweight (BMI < 18.5) 11 (8)
   Normal weight (BMI 18.5 - 24.9) 52 (61)
   Overweight (BMI 25 - 29.9) 30 (36)
   Obese (BMI30) 7 (8)
Educational level  
   Not completed post high school education 32 (38)
   Completed post high school education 68 (80)