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Table 1 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of participants

From: Predictors of alcohol and other drug use among pregnant women in a peri-urban South African setting

Variable N (376) Percentage
Alcohol and other substances use
 Positive 65 18
 Negative 311 82
Demographic factors
 Age of woman   
  18–24 years 146 39
  25–29 years 114 30
  Above 29 years 116 31
 Gestation in weeks
  First trimester 96 32
  Second trimester 175 58
  Third trimester 29 10
 Relationship status
  In a relationship 354 94
  Single/not in a relationship 22 6
 Type of relationship
  Married 144 39
  Stable relationship 192 51
  Casual relationship 16 4
  No relationship 22 6
 Cohabiting with partner
  No 97 28
  Yes 209 60
  Sometimes 44 12
 Education level
  Grade 10 or below 151 40
  Higher than grade 10 225 60
Socio economic factors
 Employment status
  Working currently 159 42
  Not working currently 217 58
 Asset index
  Least poor 107 29
  Poor 91 24
  Very poor 92 24
  Poorest 85 23
 Individual income (monthly)
  R0 ($0) 97 26
  R1–R1000 ($1–100) 99 26
  R1001–R2000 ($101–200) 64 17
  R2001–R5000 ($201–500) 97 26
  >R5000 ($500) 19 5
 Food security
  Food insecure 158 42
  Food insufficient (extreme food insecurity) 50 13