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Table 2 Socio-demographic details of the migrant women labourers working in selected brick kilns in Faridabad, India (n = 518)

From: Maternal health care access among migrant women labourers in the selected brick kilns of district Faridabad, Haryana: mixed method study on equity and access

Sl no Variables Number Percentage
1 State of origin
  Chhattisgarh 363 70.1
  Uttar Pradesh 56 10.8
  Rajasthan 24 4.6
  Others 75 14.5
2 Education status of women (illiterate) 349 67.3
3 Education status of husband (illiterate) 187 36.1
3 Involved in agricultural work in native place 476 91.9
4 Caste
  SC/ST 423 81.7
  Others 95 18.3
5 Most important reason for working in brick kilns
  Repayment of debt 230 44.4
  More money in brick kilns 145 28.0
  No work in native place 131 25.3
6 Mean years of working in brick kilns (SD) 7.4 (3.7)
7 Women’s mean hours of working in brick kilns (SD) 10.7 (2.5)
8 Median income per season ₹ 30,000
  1. SC/ST- Scheduled caste and Scheduled tribe; SD- Standard deviation