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Table 1 Predictor and control variables used in the analysis

From: The effect of Self-Help Groups on access to maternal health services: evidence from rural India

Variable Percentage Number
Predictor variable   
Village have SHG 57.9 13,211
Individual control variables   
Heard or seen health messages 85.9 553,225
Wealth Quintile   
Poorest 18.0 51,707
Second 21.9 62,996
Middle 25.0 71,732
Fourth 22.4 64,218
Richest 12.7 36,425
Mother’s level of education   
Illiterate 46.7 300,526
Primary (1-7) 23.5 151,048
Middle (8-10) 20.0 128,739
Higher secondary and above (11+) 9.9 63,631
Village control variables   
Health and sanitation committee in village 28.7 6,554
Accessible CHC/RH 77.4 16,609
Beneficiary of JSY 90.1 16,853
  1. Numbers are unweighted.