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Table 1 Characteristics of the respondents

From: “Can community level interventions have an impact on equity and utilization of maternal health care” – Evidence from rural Bangladesh

  2008- Baseline   2010- Midline  
Intervention districts Comparison districts P value Intervention districts Comparison districts P value
Age of respondent       
<19 years 20.0 21.1 0.47 19.4 20.1 0.72
20 – 35 years 74.3 73.0 0.48 76.3 75.9 0.85
>36 years 5.8 5.9 0.92 4.3 4.0 0.76
Mean age 24.6 24.3 0.23 24.3 24.1 0.41
Married 99.4 99.1 0.54 99.2 99.3 0.84
Can read and write 51.3 54.7 0.19 57.8 58.7 0.69
Male household head 97.4 98 0.31 98.1 98.8 0.19
Mean household size 5.1 5.3 0.02 5.4 5.4 0.14
Asset quintile    0.31    0.71
Q1- poorest 19.9 23.3   17.2 24.4  
Q2 22.1 17.6 22.6 19.7
Q3 20.6 16.9 19.9 16.7
Q4 18.9 21.1 19.0 20.0
Q5- richest 18.6 21.1 21.3 19.2
N 1,484 1,046   984 676