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Table 1 Sociodemographic profile of the participants in this study

From: Music therapy intervention in cardiac autonomic modulation, anxiety, and depression in mothers of preterms: randomized controlled trial

Sociodemographic feature Music therapy group n (%) Control group n (%)
Age band (years) 18–23 3 (30) 4 (36.4)
24–29 3 (30) 4 (36.4)
30–35 3 (30) 1 (9.1)
36–40 1 (10) 2 (18.2)
Race White 5 (50) 4 (36.4)
Black 1 (10) 0
Brown 4 (40) 7 (63.6)
Marital status Married 3 (30) 4 (36.4)
Single without a partner 1 (10) 1 (9.1)
Single with a partner 5 (50) 6 (54.5)
Divorced 1 (10) 0
Family income (minimum wage) 1 4 (40) 2 (18.2)
2 to 3 5 (50) 6 (54.5)
Above 3 1 (10) 3 (27.3)
Level of education Less than primary education 1 (10) 0
Primary education 1 (10) 1 (9.05)
Lower secondary education 1 (10) 4 (36.4)
Upper secondary education 5 (50) 3 (27.3)
Incomplete tertiary education 1 (10) 2 (18.2)
Complete tertiary education 1 (10) 1 (9.05)
Occupation Homemaker 2 (20) 4 (36.4)
Other 8 (80) 7 (63.6)
Physical activity Sedentary 6 (60) 8 (72.7)
Not very active 4 (40) 1 (9.1)
Active 0 2 (18.2)
Frequency of leisure activities Once a week 5 (50) 6 (54.5)
Once a fortnight 1 (10) 3 (27.3)
Once a month 3 (30) 1 (9.1)
Rarely or never 1 (10) 1 (9.1)
Religion Catholic 4 (40) 5 (45.4)
Protestant 6 (60) 4 (36.4)
None 0 2 (18.2)
Pregnancy (no.) 1 3 (30) 4 (36.4)
2 3 (30) 6 (54.5)
3 2 (20) 0
4 0 0
5 2 (20) 1 (9.1)
Age band at first pregnancy (years) 18–23 8 (80) 7 (63.6)
24–29 2 (20) 4 (36.4)
30–35 0 (0) 0 (0)
36–40 0 (0) 0 (0)
Child (no.) 1 7 (70) 6 (54.5)
2 2 (20) 3 (27.3)
3 1 (10) 1 (9.1)
4 0 1 (9.1)
Abortion Yes 6 (60) 4 (36.4)
No 4 (40) 7 (63.6)