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Table 1 Women’s socio-demographic and pregnancy-related characteristics

From: Relationship between perceived social support and postpartum care attendance in three Latin American countries: a cross-sectional analytic study

Demographics & Health N % Pregnancy-related N %
Country 1199     
 Costa Rica 401 33.44 Becoming Pregnant now 1186  
 Dominican Republic 404 33.69 Yes 497 41.91
 Honduras 394 32.86 No 689 58.09
Age 1197   First time mother 1177  
 18–27 yrs 669 44.11 Yes 311 26.42
 28+ yrs 528 55.89 No 866 73.58
School 1161   Gestational diabetes 1195  
 High school or less 1044 89.92 Yes 101 8.45
 More than Highschool 107 9.22 No 1094 91.55
Married or living as married 1192   Hypertension during pregnancy 1135  
 Yes 898 75.34 Yes 274 24.14
 No 294 24.66 No 855 75.33
Health Problems 1199   Food insecure during pregnancy 1197  
 At least one 285 23.77 Yes (One or more times) 549 45.86
 None 914 76.23 No 648 54.14
Perception of Health 1196   Premature baby 1194  
 Good 822 68.73 Yes 171 14.32
 Bad 374 31.27 No 1023 85.68