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Table 1 Age at first birth and parity by study site (N = 1040)

From: Early maternal age at first birth is associated with chronic diseases and poor physical performance in older age: cross-sectional analysis from the International Mobility in Aging Study

  Kingston St Hyacinthe Tirana Manizales Natal
(n = 209) (n = 206) (n = 204) (n = 200) (n = 210)
Age at 1st birth1, mean (SD), yr 25.1 (5.2) 24.3 (4.1) 23.1 (4.1) 21.6 (5.4) 22.2 (5.7)
Women ≤ 18 yr at 1st birth, n (%) 17 (9.3%) 11 (6.4%) 16 (8.4%) 60 (33.3%) 55 (29.0%)
Parity, mean (SD) 2.1 (1.4) 2.1 (1.3) 2.8 (2.2) 4.9 (3.4) 4.9 (3.4)
Women with parity >2, n (%) 65 (31.1%) 74 (35.9%) 101 (49.5%) 153 (76.5%) 154 (73.3%)
  1. 1112 women never gave birth; missing age at first birth data for 14 women.