Table 2

Personal and household characteristics of 78 pregnant Peruvian women
Characteristic No.1 %2
Age group (in years) 78 ---
   ≤ 20 16 20.5%
   21–25 26 33.3%
   26–29 19 24.4%
   ≥ 30 17 21.8%
Education status 78 ---
   Primary 16 20.5%
   Secondary 45 57.7%
   Superior 17 21.8%
   Socioeconomic status (SES) 78 ---
   Lower 50 64.1%
   Middle/Upper 28 35.9%
   Fuel type used3 78 ---
   Gas 47 60.3%
   No gas 31 39.7%
Residential Location4 78 ---
   Central 17 21.8%
   North 56 71.8%
   South 5 6.4%

1Total number of subjects for which the response is known.

2Percentages are calculated from the known number of responses in column 2.

3Gas = gas, combination including gas, electricity; No gas = wood, kerosene, vegetable carbon, combination not including gas.

4Central = Trujillo; north = La Esperanza, El Porvenir, Florencia de Mora, and El Milagro; and south = Moche and Alto Trujillo.

Horton et al.

Horton et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:80   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-80

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