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Table 1 Anthropometric and Socio-demographic characteristics of the mother

From: Effect of antenatal depression on maternal dietary intake and neonatal outcome: a prospective cohort

Characteristics   Percent Mean S.D
Mother’s Age (year) 18–23 21.9 26.9 4.4
  24–29 51.2   
  30–35 23.2   
  35+ 3.7   
Mother’s Education Uneducated 2.4 12.4 3.09
  Grade 5 1.2   
  Grade 8 3.7   
  Grade 10 22   
  Grade 12 23.2   
  Graduate 29.3   
  Post- Graduate 18.2   
Mother’s Height (cm) 141–150 12.2 157.1 4.9
  151–160 65.9   
  161–170 21.9   
Mother’s Weight (kg) <54 7.3 70.4 12.1
  55–70 45.1   
  71–85 39.1   
  86–100 7.3   
  >100 1.2   
BMI Normal 37.8 26.6 4.09
  Over-weight 46.4   
  Class I Obese 12.2   
  Class II Obese 2.4   
  Class III Obese 1.2   
Parity 1 41.5 2.4 1.38
  2 13.4   
  3 21.9   
  4 15.9   
  5 6.1   
  6 1.2   
Abortion/Miscarriage 0 69.5 0.5 0.86
  1 19.5   
  2 6.1   
  3 3.7   
  4 1.2   
Dependent Family Members 2 20 4.3 1.9
  3 17   
  4 16   
  5 30   
  6+ 17   
Husband’s Occupation Business 30   
  Private firm 35   
  Skilled labourer 27   
  Govt. job 2.4   
  Academia 2.4   
  Landowner 2.4   
Household Income ($) 160–250 26.8 372 130.3
  260–350 14.6   
  360–450 28.1   
  460–550 30.5   
Family System Separate 85   
  Joint 15   
Servants Yes 61   
  No 39