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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of women who delivered at home (n = 208) and at a health facility (n = 209), TBA survey, Murewa and Goromonzi districts, Zimbabwe, 2006

From: Participation of traditional birth attendants in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services in two rural districts in Zimbabwe: a feasibility study

Selected characteristics Women who delivered at home
(n = 208)
Women who delivered at a health facility
(n = 209)
P-value
Median age (IQR) 24 (20–29) 23 (20–26) 0.09
Marital status    
   Married 86.0% 89.5% 0.30
Level of Education    
   Secondary education or more 67.7% 77.5% 0.02
Main Religion    
   Apostolic 29.8% 36.6% 0.09
Principle occupation    
   Subsistence farming 50.0% 51.0% 0.62
  1. IQR: interquartle range