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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants (n = 515)

From: Acceptability and safety of the menstrual cups among Iranian women: a cross-sectional study

Category n (%) Mean (SD)
minimum–maximum
Age, years   29.61 (5.65)
18–47
Education level   
Diploma 58 (11.3)  
Academic degree 457 (88.7)  
Occupation   
Housekeeping 172 (33.4)  
Jobs outside the home 248 (48.2)  
Work from home jobs 95 (18.4)  
Marital status   
Divorced 30 (5.8)  
Married 377 (73.2)  
Single 108 (21.0)  
Duration of marriage; years   6.89 (4.84)
1–27
Husband’s age; years   34.29 (5.50)
18–55
Husband’s education level   
High school 10 (2.6)  
Diploma 51 (13.1)  
Academic degree 327 (84.3)  
Husband’s occupation   
Employed 372 (96.4)  
Unemployed 14 (3.6)  
Economic status   
Low 22 (4.3)  
Middle 325 (63.1)  
High 168 (32.6)  
Residence   
Tehran 218 (42.3)  
Alborz 23 (4.5)  
Isfahan 39 (7.6)  
Fars 23 (4.5)  
Khusestan 33 (6.4)  
East and west Azarbayjan 18 (3.5)  
Gilan and Mazandaran 31(6.0)  
Khorasan (north, razavi and south) 37 (7.2)  
Kermanshah 16 (3.1)  
Kerman 15 (2.9)  
Markazi 10 (1.9)  
Other Provinces 52 (10.1)