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Table 3 Characteristics of final sample of women with non-missing health service use data in the intervention and control groups at baseline & 36 weeks

From: A cost effectiveness analysis of midwife psycho-education for fearful pregnant women – a health system perspective for the antenatal period

Characteristic Intervention Group N = 91 Control Group N = 93
Age (Mean) 29.2 29.5
Level of Education Attainment
 Did not complete year 112 14 (18%) 9 (9%)
 Complete year 12 23 (25%) 23 (25%)
 Diploma 25 (27%) 30 (32%)
 Bachelor degree 18 (20%) 26 (28%)
 Postgraduate qualifications 8 (9%) 5 (5%)
BMI (Mean) 26.9 26.1
Nulliparous 51 (56%) 53 (57%)
Last birth Caesarean 14 (18.6%) 13 (14%)
WDEQ-A Time1 Mean (SD), range 82.2 (SD13.5) 66–127 75.3 (SD9.2) 66–108
36 weeks
 WDEQ-A Time2a Mean (SD), range 61.4 (SD20.6) 12–117 66.1 (SD18.5) 22–121
 Smoked throughout pregnancy 5 (5.5) 2 (2.2)
  1. a p = 0.0465