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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of women

From: Traditional medicine utilisation and maternal complications during antenatal care among women in Bulilima, Plumtree, Zimbabwe

Women (n = 177)
  Frequency %
Age
 15–19 38 21.47
 20–24 33 18.64
 25–29 34 19.21
 30–34 26 14.69
 35–39 27 15.25
 40–44 12 6.78
 45–49 6 3.39
 50–54 1 0.56
Marital Status
 Single 25 14.12
 In a relation 59 33.33
 Married 60 33.9
 Widowed 12 6.78
 Divorced 8 4.52
 Cohabiting 13 7.34
Tribe
 Ndebele 76 42.92
 Shona 18 10.17
 Kalanga 74 41.81
 Tonga 4 2.26
 Other 5 2.82
Place of Delivery
 Hospital 131 74.01
 Home 46 25.99
Religion
 Christian 139 78.53
 Tradition 25 14.12
 None 13 7.34
Level of Education
 Primary 48 27.12
 O’Level 78 44.07
 A’Level 31 17.51
 Tertiary 12 6.78
 Never attended school 8 4.52
Employment Status
 Employed 34 19.21
 Self-Employed 33 18.64
 Unemployed 110 62.15
First Child
 Yes 54 30.5
 No 123 69.50
Number of Children
 1 54 30.5
 2 48 27.1
 3 34 19.2
 4 24 13.6
 5 8 4.50
 6 6 3.40
 7 1 0.60
 8 2 1.10