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Table 1 Social demographic characteristics of SIPI & NIPI women

From: Spectrum of maternal and perinatal outcomes among parturient women with preceding short inter-pregnancy interval at Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania

Variable Overall value Study groups
   SIPI (n = 150) NIPI (n = 300)
Mean women Age ± S.D.* 23.4 ± 1.7 23.3 ± 1.6 23.4 ± 1.7
Education status    
Primary 446 (99.1) 148 (98.7) 298 (99.3)
Secondary/Higher Education 4 (0.9) 2 (1.3) 2 (0.7)
Occupation    
Housewife 447 (99.3) 149 (99.3) 298 (99.3)
Self-employment 3 (0.7) 1 (0.7) 2 (0.7)
Marital status    
Married 449 (99.8) 149 (99.3) 300 (100)
Single 1 (0.2) 1 (0.7) -
Parity    
Two 268 (59.5) 86 (57.3) 182 (60.7)
Three 138 (30.7) 49 (32.7) 89 (29.7)
More than Four 44 (9.8) 15 (10) 29 (9.6)
  1. *S.D = Standard deviation.