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Table 1 General characteristics of the study population (n = 394)

From: Demand for integrative medicine among women in pregnancy and childbed: a German survey on patients’ needs

Characteristics n %
Age
 18–27 68 17
 28–37 274 70
 38–48 52 13
BMI
 Normal weight (18–25) 275 70
 Underweight (< 18,5) 14 4
 Overweight (25–30) 68 17
 Obese (> 30) 37 9
Marital status
 Unmarried 66 17
 Married/partner 328 83
Employment
 Unemployed 89 23
 Employed 305 77
Education
 No graduation/secondary modern school (9 years) 77 20
 Secondary modern school (10 years) 61 15
 Grammar school 256 65
Physical activity
 Never/sometimes 233 59
 1-2× per week 115 29
 3-4× per week/daily 46 12
CAM use
 No CAM user 158 40
 CAM user 236 60