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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Hello World participants and pregnant women in the Netherlands

From: Exploring the reach and program use of hello world, an email-based health promotion program for pregnant women in the Netherlands

  Hello World the Netherlandsb
  All Completersa Non-completers  
  n   n   n   
Number of pregnant women 4363 - 1369 - 2994 - 108245
Number of weeks pregnant at registration (Mean ± SD) 4363 15 ± 10 1369 14 ± 9* 2994 16 ± 10* -
Age at due date (Mean ± SD) 4351 30 ± 5 1367 30 ± 5 2984 30 ± 5 31d
15-25y (%) 616 14 180 13 436 15 10e
25-35y (%) 2925 67 939 67 1986 67 65e
35-45y (%) 808 19 247 18 561 19 25e
Education level 4087 - 1323 - 2764 -  
Low (%) 398 10 134 10 264 10 36f
Intermediate (%) 1714 42 564 43 1150 42 44f
High (%) 1978 48 625 47 1350 49 20f
Ethnicity 4291 - 1369 - 2922 -  
Immigrant (%) 915 22 253 19* 662 23* 27e
First generation immigrant (%) 425 12 104 8* 321 11* 17e
Non-Western immigrant (%) 628 15 153 11* 475 16* 17e
  1. Abbreviations; SD: Standard Deviation, n: number, y: years.
  2. * = Significant at p < 0.05.
  3. a Online questionnaire completers.
  4. b Data from Statistics Netherlands[26].
  5. c Number of living newborns and stillbirths in the Netherlands during a 7-month period in 2009.
  6. d Mean age at due date of all pregnant women in the Netherlands in 2009.
  7. e Data from pregnant women only.
  8. f Data from all women aged from 15–45 years.