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Table 2 Household income, educational level and nutritional habits

From: Use of alternative medicine, ginger and licorice among Danish pregnant women – a prospective cohort study

Household income and educational level Total number Alternative medicines and herbal remedies % (n) Ginger consumption 1st trimester % (n) Licorice intake 1st trimester % (n)
Income in Danish Kroner
 < 103,000–200,000 DKK 10 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0) 80.0 (8)
 200,000–500,000 DKK 79 24.1 (19) 10.1 (8) 84.8 (67)
 500,000–800,000 DKK 104 21.2 (22) 11.5 (12) 91.3 (95)
 > 800,000 DKK 31 32.3 (10) 16.1 (5) 83.9 (26)
Educational level
 Elementary school 8 12.5 (1) 12.5 (1) 87.5 (7)
 Upper secondary school 17 17.6 (3) 5.9 (1) 88.2 (15)
 Vocational education 56 21.4 (12) 7.1 (4) 82.1 (46)
 Shorter level of education 29 20.7 (6) 13.8 (4) 89.7 (26)
 Bachelor degree 85 24.7 (21) 12.9 (11) 91.8 (78)
 Master degree 27 25.9 (7) 14.8 (4) 81.5 (22)
  1. Two participants were not included in educational level; one did not have an educational diploma, and one had an educational level not represented by the educational categories
  2. Summary of the socioeconomic status among the women and their use of alternative medicines and herbal remedies with focus on ginger and licorice