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Table 1 Socioeconomic and demographic characteristics in two study samples

From: User fee exemptions and equity in access to caesarean sections: an analysis of patient survey data in Mali

Characteristics*   2010 patient survey (sample of caesareans) 2006 DHS survey (sample of deliveries)
N   2,477 3,155
Age Range 13-51 15-49
  Average 25.8 26.9
Parity Range 1-15 1-14
  Average 3.6 4.2
Education level None 73% 84%
  Primary 18% 11%
  Secondary 7% 5%
  Higher education 2% 0.3%
Main floor material Dirt/sand 54% 61%
  Dung 7% 17%
  Carpet 4% 2%
  Cement 35% 20%
  Other (tile, parquet) 0.2% 1%
Main fuel source Wood 71% 85%
  Charcoal 28% 13%
  Electricity, LPG 1% 0.1%
  Other 1% 2%
Drinking water source Unprotected well 30% 43%
  Protected well 28% 30%
  Piped to yard/plot 9% 3%
  Piped into dwelling 4% 5%
  Public tap/standpipe 27% 14%
  Other 1% 4%
Own television   50% 24%
Own bicycle   57% 53%
  1. *weighted.