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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Views among Malawian women about joining HIV prevention clinical trials when pregnant

Characteristic Total
n = 35
n %
Age
 < 25 10 29
 25–34 18 51
 35–44 5 14
 45+ 2 6
Education
 None 5 14
 Primary: Some to completed 16 46
 Some secondary 11 31
 Completed secondary 2 6
 Post-secondary 1 3
Marital status
 Single 2 6
 Married 31 89
 Living with partner
 Divorced or separated 1 3
 Widowed 1 3
Number of pregnancies
 1 4 12
 2–3 13 37
 4+ 18 51
Number of living children
 0–1 10 29
 2–3 14 40
 4+ 11 31
Religion
 Christian
  Catholic 9 26
  Protestant 21 60
 Muslim 4 11
 Other/not reported 1 3
Research experience during pregnancy
 Yes 19 54
 No 16 46