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Table 1 Demographic & socio-economic status

From: Care practices and traditional beliefs related to neonatal jaundice in northern Vietnam: a population-based, cross-sectional descriptive study

Demographic information, N = 979   
Maternal Age (years) (mean ± SD, range) 26.5 ± 4.9 (16, 46)
Gravity (mean ± SD, range) 1.8 ± 1.0 (1,6)
Parity (mean ± SD, range) 1.6 ± 0.7 (1, 6)
Rural residence (n,%)* 496 54%
Household economic Quintile, N = 913* N %
Lowest 161 18
Below average 208 23
Average 231 25
Above average 175 19
Highest 138 15
Total 913 100
Occupation of head of household, N = 781* n %
Farmer 222 28
Business owner/trade worker 164 21
Factory worker/laborer 163 21
Government official 81 10
Handicraft 62 8
In vocational training 53 7
Unemployed 17 2
Student 3 <1
Housewife 3 <1
Retired 2 <1
Elderly 1 <1
Other 10 1
Total 781 100
Education level, N = 781* n %
Illiterate 4 0.5
Primary school 27 3
Secondary school 378 48
High school 205 26
Vocational school 69 9
College 30 4
University 63 8
Post-graduate 5 0.6
Total 781 100
  1. *Extracted from CHILILAB database. Data available on fewer subjects due to migration between periods of household assessment.