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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: Reproductive morbidity among Iranian women; issues often inappropriately addressed in health seeking behaviors

Characteristic   Mean ± SD/Percent
Age(years) Age 33.2 ± 7.7
  Age at marriage 19.7 ± 3.3
  Age at 1st pregnancy 19.9 ± 3.9
  Spouse's age 24.8 ± 5.5
Marital status (%) Married 84.1
  Single 13.0
  Widowed/divorced 2.9
Education (years) - 8.9 ± 4.1
Employment status (%) Unemployment 85.1
  Part time 3.5
  Fulltime 11.4
*Reproductive history (Number) Gravity 2.8 ± 1.6
  Parity 2.5 ± 1.5
  Abortion 0.3 ± 0.7
*Women with cesarean section (%)   19.4
Anthropometric parameters BMI(kg/m2) 26.9 ± 4.9
  Waist circumferences(cm) 85.2 ± 12.0
  Hip circumferences(cm) 105.3 ± 11.3
  Waist/hip ratio 0.81 ± 0.09
Blood pressure(mm/gH) Systolic 108.4 ± 13.8
  Diastolic 68.4 ± 11.3
  1. *These data are related to ever married women