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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants of a survey of HBsAg prevalence among pregnant women in Buea Health District

From: Prevalence of HBsAg and knowledge about hepatitis B in pregnancy in the Buea Health District, Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic N* Percentage
AGE (years)   
 < 30 139 79
 ≥ 30 37 21
Education   
 Informal 1 0.6
 Primary 33 19.3
 Secondary 89 52.0
 Tertiary 48 28.1
Employment   
 Unemployed 44 25.3
 Employed 94 54.0
 Student 36 20.7
Marital Status   
 Unmarried 61 35.1
 Monogamy 108 62.1
 Polygamy 5 2.9
Gestational age   
 First trimester 10 6.1
 Second trimester 49 29.9
 Third trimester 105 64.0
Parity   
 Primipara (1) 55 31.8
 Multipara (2–4) 101 58.4
 Grand multipara (>4) 17 9.8
  1. *Some item totals may not sum up to 176 because of non-response.