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Table 1 General sociodemographic characteristics of the pregnant women studied.

From: Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women in a public hospital in northern Mexico

Characteristic No. of women %
Age groups (years)   
   13–24 178 52.7
   25–34 130 38.5
   35–44 30 8.9
Birth place   
   Mexico 342 99.7
   USA 1 0.3
Residence State   
   Durango State 334 97.7
   Other Mexican State 8 2.3
Residence area   
   Urban 263 77.6
   Suburban 32 9.4
   Rural 44 13
Educational level   
   No education 13 4
   Up to 12 years (College) 297 91.7
   13–19 years (Undergraduate) 14 4.3
Occupation   
   None 1 0.3
   Student 21 6.2
   Housewife 296 87.6
   Employee 14 4.1
   Professional 5 1.5
   Business 1 0.3
Housing conditions index   
   Bad 19 9.1
   Regular 323 90.9
Trimester of pregnancy   
   First 22 6.5
   Second 80 23.6
   Third 237 69.9
Number of pregnancies   
   One 117 34.1
   Two to four 192 56
   Five or more 34 9.9