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Table 1 Anthropometric and demographic characteristics of pregnant women in rural Shaanxi China 2004

From: Assessment of dietary intake among pregnant women in a rural area of western China

  Mean SD
Age at delivery (years) * 25.7 4.4
Weight at first antenatal care (kg) †‡ 52.7 6.1
Height (cm) ¶ 158.9 5.1
Gender of offspring (%)   
   Male 57.4  
   Female 42.6  
Gravidity (%)   
   First 50.9  
   Second 32.6  
   > = 3 times 16.5  
Maternal education (%)   
   Primary school or lower 31.7  
   Secondary school or higher 68.3  
Maternal occupation (%)   
   Farmer 85.9  
   Others 14.1  
Household wealth (%)   
   Poorest 25.6  
   Middle 40.8  
   Richest 33.6  
Household orchard (%)   
   Yes 73.8  
   No 26.2  
Household poultry (%)   
   Yes 24.1  
   No 75.9  
  1. * Data missing for 2 women
  2. † Median gestation at first antenatal care check was 13; range was from 4 to 31 weeks
  3. ‡ Data missing for 44 women
  4. ¶Data missing for 3 women