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Table 2 General characteristics of pregnant women admitted for delivery to Siddhi Memorial Hospital

From: Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women and their babies in Bhaktapur, Nepal

Characteristics Frequency, n = 79 (%)
Age [mean (SD)], years 26.7 (4.7)
Height [mean (SD)], cm 151.9 (10.7)
Weight [mean (SD)], kg 65.2 (9.1)
Duration of marriage [mean (SD)], years 4.5 (3.9)
Education
 Masters 7 (8.9)
 Bachelor 21 (26.6)
 Intermediate 23 (29.1)
 SLC 5 (6.3)
 School 23 (29.1)
Occupation
 Housewife 47 (59.5)
 Service Holder 23 (29.1)
 Business 7 (8.8)
 Farmer 1 (1.3)
 Student 1 (1.3)
 Dietary habit  
 Vegetarian 3 (3.8)
 Non -vegetarian 76 (96.2)
Blood group
 A+ 32 (40.5)
 0+ 21 (26.6)
 B+ 16 (20.2)
 AB+ 8 (10.1)
 A- 1 (1.3)
 B- 1 (1.3)
No. of previous deliveries
 0 46 (58.2)
 1 27 (34.2)
 2 4 (5.1)
 3 2 (2.5)
Gestational age [mean (SD)], weeks 38.4 (1.7)
Type of delivery
 Vaginal delivery 35 (44.3)
 Emergency caesarian section 32 (40.51)
 Elective caesarian section 12 (15.2)