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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of pregnant women from groups 1 and 2 (n = 31)

From: The interaction of personal, contextual, and study characteristics and their effect on recruitment and participation of pregnant women in research: a qualitative study in Lebanon

Characteristics of participants Groups 1 and 2 (n = 31)
Age of participant (years) (μ ± SD) 28.97 3.98
Husband’s age (years) (μ ± SD) 32.29 4.81
Nationality (N, %)
 Lebanese 30 97
Highest Educational Level (N, %)
 University degree or higher 24 77
Specialized Health-Related Major (N, %)
 Yes 13 42
Employment (N, %)
 Working 20 65
Area of Residence (N, %)
 Beirut 13 42
Highest Educational Level of husband (N, %)
 University degree or higher 21 68
Husband’s Employment (N, %)
 Full-time or part-time employee 24 77
 Self-employed 7 23
Monthly income of the family (N, %)
 600,001 – 1999,000 ($401 – $1332.9) 8 26
 2000,000 – 2,999,000 ($ 1333 - $1999.9 8 26
  ≥ 3,000,000 (≥ $ 2000) 10 32