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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of interviewed women

From: A prospective study of maternal preference for indomethacin prophylaxis versus symptomatic treatment of a patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants

Variable No. (%)
Education  
Primary 17 (5.7%)
Intermediate 40 (13.4%)
High School 117 (39.1%)
College 115 (38.5%)
Master’s Degree 7 (2.3%)
PhD 3 (1%)
Occupation  
Housewife 184 (61.5%)
Employed 115 (38.5%)
Computer user  
No 32 (10.7%)
Yes 267 (89.3%)
Internet user  
No 36 (12%)
Yes 263 (88%)
Type of pregnancy  
Normal 222 (74.5%)
High Risk 57 (19.1%)
Recently delivered an extremely low birth weight infant 19 (6.4%)
History of previous prematurity  
No 257 (86%)
Yes 42 (14%)
Gestational month at time of interview  
5 20 (7%)
6 166 (58%)
7 101 (35%)