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Table 1 Background characteristics of women pregnant women with fever attending outpatient clinics

From: Prescription patterns and drug use among pregnant women with febrile Illnesses in Uganda: a survey in out-patient clinics

Patient characteristics Frequency (%) (N = 998)
Age (years)  
   14-19 205 (20.5)
   20-29 648 (64.9)
   30-50 145 (14.5)
Education level  
   None 101 (10.1)
   Primary 491 (49.2)
   Secondary 336 (33.7)
   Tertiary (Technical/University) 70 (7.0 )
Marital status  
   Single 168 (16.8)
   Married 780 (78.2)
   Cohabiting 2 (0.2)
   Widowed 16 (1.6)
Separated 32 (3.2)
Occupation status  
Peasant /agriculture 472 (47.3)
Employed 132 (12.3)
Business/shop 276 (27.7)
Some activity that earns money 108 (10.8)