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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample of pregnant women

From: Seasonal influenza vaccination in pregnant women: knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors in Italy

Characteristics Number Percent
Age (years) 29.3 ± 4.9(18-43)a
Italian Nationality
 Yes 333 89.5
 No 39 10.5
Educational level
 None or primary school 30 8.1
 Secondary school 251 67.5
 College degree or higher 91 24.4
Marital status
 Married 332 89.2
 Other 40 10.8
Employment status
 Yes 175 47.1
 No 197 52.9
Number of children
 0 176 47.3
 1 124 33.3
  > 1 72 19.4
Week of pregnancy 26.7 ± 7.4(14-39)a
Number of previous pregnancies
 0 173 46.5
  ≥ 1 199 53.5
High-risk pregnancy
 No 324 87.1
 Yes 48 12.9
Self-rated health status 7.1 ± 1.7(1-10)a
  1. aMean ± standard deviation (range)