Table 1: Demographic information.

Demographic variablesN (percentages)

Marital status (n = 119) 92 (77%) never married
21 (18%) married/live-in
6 (5%) divorced/separated
Education (n = 119)21 (18%) < HS grad
51 (43%) HS or GED
41 (34%) post-HS training/some college
6 (5%) college graduate/postgraduate
Employment status (n = 118) 31 (26%) full time
28 (24%) unemployed
18 (15%) part time
19 (16%) stay-home mother
16 (14%) student
6 (5%) unable to work

Mean (SD)

Pregravid body mass index (N = 119)32.4 (7.8) kg/m2
Weight concern for pregravid weight (n = 116)1.7 (1.5)
Weight concern during pregnancy (n = 115)1.8 (1.5)

Median

Number of previous pregnancies (n = 118)2
Number of previous live births (n = 118)1

Due to rounding error, some percentages do not add to 100%.