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Table 1 Basic characteristics of study participants

From: Husband’s involvement with mother’s awareness and knowledge of newborn danger signs in facility-based childbirth settings: a cross-sectional study from rural Bangladesh

Characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Maternal age, in years
 < 20 32 22.5
 20–24 52 36.6
 25–29 39 27.5
 > 30 19 13.4
Mean age (SD) 23.7 (± 8.6)
Place of residence
 Rural 59 41.6
 Semi-urban 83 58.4
Occupation
 Housewife 101 71.1
 Employed 41 28.9
Education level
 < Secondary 50 35.2
 ≥ Secondary 92 64.8
Number of children
 < 3 98 69.0
 ≥ 3 44 31.0
Number of ANC visit
 0 13 9.2
 One visit 39 27.5
 2–3 visits 58 40.8
 ≥ 4 visits 32 22.5
Husband’s education
 < Higher secondary 91 64.1
 ≥ Higher secondary 51 35.9
Household assets
 Low 87 61.3
 High 55 38.7
Previous history of hospital delivery
 Yes 86 60.6
 No 56 39.4
Husband’s involvement
 Yes 81 57.1
 No 61 42.9
  1. ANC antenatal care, secondary 10 class/grade, higher secondary 12 class