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Table 1 Women’s socio-demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Drug prescribing during pregnancy in a central region of Italy, 2008-2012

   Number Percent
Age at delivery (years) <=24 13,483 7.1
25-29 36,524 19.2
30-34 67,665 35.6
35-39 56,622 29.8
> = 40 15,629 8.2
Nationality Italian 170,161 89.6
Other 19,762 10.4
Level of educationa None or Elementary school (<=5 years) 9777 5.1
Middle school (8 years) 42,535 22.4
High school (12-13 years) 97,271 51.2
Bachelor degree (> 13 years) 39,309 20.7
Gestagional age Preterm (< 37 weeks) 13,289 7.0
Full-term (37 e 42 weeks) 176,103 92.7
Post-term (> 42 weeks) 531 0.3
Paritya 0 116,144 61.1
1 58,587 30.8
≥2 15,175 8.0
  1. aThe percentages may not sum 100% due to missing data