Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of interview participants at time of interview

SociodemographicsN (34)%
Age (years)
Highest level of education
 Secondary school25.9
 Undergraduate degree1338.2
 Postgraduate degree1029.4
Relationship status
 Have a partner and live with them926.5
 Have a partner and live separately12.9
 White: English/Welsh/Scottish/Northern Irish/British2470.6
 Black/African/Caribbean/ Black British: African38.8
 Mixed/multiple ethnic groups: White and Black African12.9
 Asian/Asian British: Chinese12.9
 Asian/Asian British: Indian12.9
 Black/African/Caribbean/ Black British: Caribbean12.9
 Mixed/multiple ethnic groups: White and Black Caribbean25.9
 Mixed/multiple ethnic groups: White British and Middle Eastern12.9
Receive state benefits?
Pregnancy historyMeanRange
 Live births1.21–4