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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants

From: Adherence to iron supplements among women receiving antenatal care at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda-cross-sectional study

Variable Number (N = 370) Percentage (%)
Marital status
 Single 43 11.6
 Married 321 86.8
 Widowed 4 1.1
 Separated/divorced 2 0.5
HIV status
 Negative 332 89.7
 Positive 38 10.3
Education status
 Primary and below 126 34.0
 O’level and above 244 66.0
Parity
 None 111 30.0
 One 75 20.3
 2–4 149 40.3
 ≥ 5 35 9.4
Occupation
 Formal 42 11.4
 Informal 144 38.9
 None 184 49.7