Table 1 Socio-demographic and maternity characteristics of participants by trimester of pregnancy

From: Health anxiety and related factors among pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study from Iran

Variables First trimester
n = 100
Second trimester
n = 100
Third trimester
n = 100
All trimesters
N = 300
P value
         Mean ± SD
 Age (y) 25.8 ± 5.1 27.2 ± 5.7 26.5 ± 4.5 26.54 ± 5.17 0.17
 Gravida 1.72 ± 1 1.83 ± 1.1 1.91 ± 1.1 1.82 ± 1.09 0.47
 Para 0.63 ± 0.9 0.69 ± 0.92 0.74 ± 0.94 0.69 ± 0.92 0.70
 Living child 0.59 ± 0.86 0.66 ± 0.92 0.73 ± 0.93 0.66 ± 0.90 0.55
Occupation N (%)  
 Housewife 80(80) 80(80) 86 (86) 246 (82) 0.32
 Employee 20 (20) 20 (20) 14 (14) 54 (18)
Education
 Primary 5 (5) 12 (12) 7 (7) 24 (8) 0.65
 Secondary 12 (12) 9 (9) 8 (8) 29 (9.7)
 Diploma 44 (44) 42 (42) 44 (44) 130 (43.3)
 University 39 (39) 37 (37) 41 (41) 117 (39)
Economic situation
 Weak 21 (21) 21 (21) 17 (17) 59 (19.7) 0.67
 Moderate 72 (72) 67 (67) 71 (71) 210 (70)
 Good 7 (7) 12 (12) 12 (12) 31 (10.3)
Education of spouse
 Illiterate 1 (1) 7 (7) 1 (1) 9 (3) 0.11
 Primary 6 (6) 4 (4) 6 (6) 16 (5.3)
 Secondary 15 (15) 16 (16) 11 (11) 42 (14)
 Diploma 44 (44) 31 (31) 42 (42) 117 (39)
 University 34 (34) 42 (42) 40 (40) 116 (38.6)
Results of anomaly screening
 Normal 66 (66) 95 (95) 93 (93) 254 (84.7) < 0 .0001
 Suspicious or did not perform 34 (34) 5 (5) 7 (7) 46 (15.3)  
History of infertility 8 (8) 4 (4) 15 (15) 27 (9) 0.023
Problems in the current pregnancy
 Yes 25 (25) 19 (19) 35 (35) 79 (26.3) 0.097
 No 75 (75) 81 (81) 65 (65) 221 (73.6)  
If COVID-19 pandemic increased women’s anxiety
 No 34 (34) 23 (23) 22 (22) 79 (26.3) 0.102
 Yes 66 (66) 77 (77) 78 (78) 221 (73.6)