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Table 1 Socio-demographic and obstetric characteristics of pregnant women attending ANC clinic at the university of Gondar teaching hospital from February to June 2011

From: Seroprevalence of syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus infections among pregnant women who attend the University of Gondar teaching hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Characteristics Number (n = 385) Percent (%)
Age category   
<20 64 16.6
21-29 237 61.6
≥30 84 21.8
Residence   
Urban 276 71. 7
Rural 109 28.3
Marital Status   
Married 378 98. 2
Single/divorced/widowed 7 1. 8
Gravidity   
primagravida 131 34. 0
Multigravida 254 66. 0
Gestational stage at screening   
First trimester 20 5.2
Second trimester 254 66.0
Third trimester 111 28.8
Prior stillbirth 26 6.8
Prior miscarriage 57 14.8
Religion   
Orthodox 350 90. 9
Muslim 35 9. 1
Occupation   
Employed 79 20. 5
Housewife 274 71. 2
Student 13 3.4
Merchant 19 4.9
Education   
Illitrate 128 33.2
Elementary 89 23.1
Secondary and above 168 43.6