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Table 1 Demographic data for 144 participants

From: The motherhood choices decision aid for women with rheumatoid arthritis increases knowledge and reduces decisional conflict: a randomized controlled trial

Measures DA group Control group
54 % (n = 78) 46 % (n = 66)
Age (Yrs) 31.26 (4.26) 30.43 (5.07)
Education   
  Secondary Education (12 years) 8 % (n = 6) 10.8 % (n = 7)
  Tertiary Education 92 % (n = 72) 88 % (n = 57)
Marital status   
  Single 10 % (n = 8) 15 % (n = 10)
  Married 87 % (n = 68) 83 % (n = 54)
Divorced/separated 3 % (n = 2) 2 % (n = 1)
RA Duration in years 8.43 (6.97) 7.71 (7.19)
No. of children   
  0 65 % (n = 50) 69 % (n = 45)
  1 26 % (n = 20) 23 % (n = 15)
  2 9 % (n = 7) 6 % (n = 4)
Pregnant at time of survey 4 % (n = 3) 6 % (n = 4)
Wanted children before RA diagnosis   
  Yes 79 % (n = 61) 71 % (n = 46)
  No 3 % (n = 2) 11 % (n = 7)
  Unsure 18 % (n = 14) 18 % (n = 12)
Want to have (more) children in the future   
  Definitely not 0 % (n = 0) 0 % (n = 0)
  Unsure 51 % (n = 40) 38 % (n = 25)
  Definitely yes 49 % (n = 38) 60 % (n = 39)
  1. No significant differences were found on demographic data between women in the DA and control groups