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Table 2 Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of research participants

From: Who is excluded and how? An analysis of community spaces for maternal and child health in Pakistan

Characteristics Districts Total
Thatta Rajanpur Ghizer
(n = 30) (n = 55) (n = 35) (n = 120)
Sex     
 Female 15 28 16 59
 Male 15 27 19 61
Age group, years     
 16–30 13 15 12 40
 31–45 11 30 15 56
 46–60 4 10 5 19
 >60 2 0 3 5
Educational status     
 Not literate 17 39 0 56
 Primary 9 5 3 17
 Higher secondary 3 9 30 42
 Above higher secondary 1 2 2 5
Marital status     
 Unmarried 7 2 2 11
 Married 23 53 33 109
Economic status     
 Very poor (nomads and landless peasants) 9 15 5 29
 Poor (tenants and small land owners) 11 27 19 57
 Better-off (big land and business owners) 10 13 11 34
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