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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Predominance of Brucella abortus antibodies among women with spontaneous abortion in the city of Mwanza: unrecognized link or coincidence?

Characteristics Abortion Full term
Number/frequency Percentage (%)/median (IQR) Number/frequency Percentage (%)/median (IQR)
Pregnancy status 148 37.19% 250 62.81%
Age 148 26.4 [25.4–27.3] years 250 25.2 [24.5–26.0] years
Gravidity 148 3 [1–4] 250 2 [1–3]
Marital status
 Married 126 85.1% 215 86%
 Single 22 14.9% 35 14%
Education
 Primary 82 32.3% 172 67.7%
 Secondary 48 44.0% 61 56.0%
 Tertiary 18 51.4% 17 48.6%
Occupation
 Business 27 18.24% 88 35.2%
 Employed 23 15.54% 21 8.4%
 House wife 61 41.22% 74 29.6%
 Peasant 37 25.0% 67 26.8%
HIV status
 Positive 1 7.7% 12 92.7%
 Negative 101 33.7% 199 66.3%
 Unknown 46 54.1% 39 45.9%