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Table 5 Characteristics of the Study population, Tehsil Havelian, District Abbottabad, 2015/16a

From: Under-estimation of maternal and perinatal mortality revealed by an enhanced surveillance system: enumerating all births and deaths in Pakistan

Characteristics Category (n) %
Age, yr. (n = 7572)
 Median 28  
 Range 18–48  
 18–19 175 2.3
 20–34 6174 81.5
 35–49 1223 16.1
Parity (n = 7572)
 Median 1  
 Range 0–11  
 0 2052 27.1
 1–4 4935 65.2
  ≥ 5 585 7.7
Child < 2 yr. (n = 7572)
 Yes 1213 16
 No 6359 84
Height, cm (n = 7551)
 Median 157  
 Range 107–196  
  ≤ 142.24 2275 30.1
  > 142.24 5276 69.9
Weight, kg (n = 7565)
 Median 56  
 Range 35–95  
  ≤ 45 639 8.4
 49–79 6741 89.0
  ≥ 80 185 2.4
Body Mass Index (n = 7544)
 Median 24  
 Range 13–56  
 Underweight (<  18.5) 522 6.9
 Normal (18.5 – < 25) 3603 47.8
 Overweight (25 – < 30) 1997 26.5
 Obese (≥ 30.0) 1422 18.8
  1. a1 June 2015 to 31 May 2016