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Table 1 Characteristics of pregnant women at the inclusion, Sô-Ava and Akassato, Benin 2015–2016 (N = 240)

From: Impact of the use and efficacy of long lasting insecticidal net on malaria infection during the first trimester of pregnancy - a pre-conceptional cohort study in southern Benin

Characteristics Pre-pregnancy
Total Mean or proportion
(95% CI)
Age (years) 240 26.61 ± 4.78
Gestational rank 240  
Primigravida 22 9.17 (5.49; 12.84)
Secundigravida 36 15.00 (10.45; 19.55)
Multigravida 182 75.83 (70.38; 81.29)
Ethnic Group 240  
Toffin 156 65.00 (58.92; 71.08)
Others 84 35.00 (28.92; 41.08)
Education level 240  
Illiterate 161 67.08 (61.09; 73.07)
Literate 79 32.92 (26.93; 38.90)
Occupational status 240  
Employed 221 92.08 (88.64; 95.52)
Unemployed 19 7.92 (4.48; 11.36)
Marital status 240  
Cohabitation 11 4.58 (1.92; 7.25)
Married (monogamy) 159 66.25 (60.22; 72.27)
Married (polygamy) 70 29.17 (23.37; 34.96)
Residence area 240  
Lake area 156 65.00 (58.92; 71.08)
Land area 84 35.00 (28.92; 41.08)
Pre-pregnancy malaria 227  
Yes 10 4.41 (1.72; 7.10)
No 217 95.59 (92.90; 98.28)