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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the antenatal women (n = 221)

From: Sinhala translation of the Perinatal Anxiety Screening Scale: a valid and reliable tool to detect anxiety disorders among antenatal women

Variable Frequency Percentage (%)
Age (Years)
 18–23 30 13.6
 24–29 80 36.2
 30–35 75 33.9
 36–41 36 16.3
Level of Education
 No schooling 1 0.5
 Primary 164 74.2
 Secondary 56 25.3
Monthly income Level (SLR)
 0–20,000 33 14.9
 20,001–40,000 118 53.4
 40,001–60,000 42 19
 60,001–80,000 0 0.0
 80,001–100,000 18 8.1
 100,001 and above 10 4.5
Pregnancy and childbirth status
 First pregnancy 97 43.9
 Living child 1 94 42.5
 Living children 2 23 10.4
 Living Children 3 6 2.7
 Living Children 4 0 0.0
 Living Children 5 1 0.5
Trimester in current pregnancy
 Trimester1 32 14.5
 Trimester 2 31 36.6
 Trimester 3 108 48.9