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Table 3 Assessment of impact of conditional cash transfer based interventions on status of girl children (1992–2010)

From: “No one says ‘No’ to money” – a mixed methods approach for evaluating conditional cash transfer schemes to improve girl children’s status in Haryana, India

Time periods 1992-1994 1995-1998 1999-2004 2005-2010 P value for trend
Indicator Reference group Baseline Apni Beti Apna Dhan Revised ABAD Laadli scheme
Sex ratio at Birth (girls per 1000 boys) All children (n) 866 (6532) 862 (8480) 845 (12488) 826 (12091) NS
First Born 827 912 893 904 NS
Subsequent Born 896 846 825′ 780 NS
Proportion completely immunized by 1 year Girls born in this period 59.8 70.1 88.8 95.8 .00
Boys born in this period 62.0 71.5 89.9 97.0 .00
Proportion educated ≥ 10th grade among those married in the years Daughters (n) 2.5 (1370) 4.4 (2298) 8.6 (2475) 27.9 (2578) .000
Non-Haryana DILs* (n) 15.8 (476) 18.5 (750) 25.1 (1354) 41.2 (1669) .000
Mean age ± S.D. at marriage among those married in the years Daughters (n) 18.3 ± 2.7 (1370) 18.1 ± 2.9 (2298) 18.7 ± 2.9 (2475) 19.7 ± 2.8 (2578) .0000
  Non-Haryana DILs* (n) 19.1 ± 2.7 (476) 19.1 + 2.9 (750) 19.4 ± 2.8 (1354) 19.7 ± 2.7 (1669) .0000
  1. *DIL – daughter in-law.