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Table 1 Socio demographic details for CHAIN children and their family members

From: Gender-related influences on adherence to advice and treatment-seeking guidance for infants and young children post-hospital discharge in Bangladesh

Bangladesh summary statistics (SWK, MW and NW)
  Dhaka
(N = 394)
Matlab
(N = 314)
Total
(N = 708)
Biological mother 378 (95.9%) 312 (99.4%) 690 (97.5%)
Caregiver age group
  < 18 29 (7.4%) 2 (0.6%) 31 (4.4%)
 18–50 361 (91.6%) 310 (98.7%) 671 (94.8%)
  > 50 4 (1.0%) 2 (0.6%) 6 (0.8%)
Caregiver’s education level
 None 142 (36.0%) 50 (15.9%) 192 (27.1%)
 Primary 185 (47.0%) 162 (51.6%) 347 (49.0%)
 Secondary 39 (9.9%) 78 (24.8%) 117 (16.5%)
 Tertiary 28 (7.1%) 24 (7.6%) 52 (7.3%)
Caregiver able to read
 No 125 (31.7%) 44 (14.0%) 169 (23.9%)
 Yes 269 (68.3%) 270 (86.0%) 539 (76.1%)
Mother earns an income 319 (81.0%) 302 (96.2%) 621 (87.7%)
Mother sick 141 (35.8%) 136 (43.3%) 277 (39.1%)
Food insecurity
 Low 295 (74.9%) 311 (99.0%) 606 (85.6%)
 Medium 65 (16.5%) 3 (1.0%) 68 (9.6%)
No prior treatment 30 (7.6%) 39 (12.4%) 69 (9.7%)
Prior treatment seeking
 Government facility 49 (12.4%) 43 (13.7%) 92 (13.0%)
 Private facility 118 (29.9%) 47 (15.0%) 165 (23.3%)
 Pharmacy/Shop 214 (54.3%) 188 (59.9%) 402 (56.8%)
 Traditional 24 (6.1%) 2 (0.6%) 26 (3.7%)
Travel to this admission
 Travel means - Public 100 (25.4%) 7 (2.2%) 107 (15.1%)
 Travel means - Private 9 (2.3%) 2 (0.6%) 11 (1.6%)
 Travel means - Ambulance 4 (1.0%) 0 (0%) 4 (0.6%)
 Travel means - Non-vehicle 351 (89.1%) 311 (99.0%) 662 (93.5%)
Travel time
  < 1 h 116 (29.4%) 85 (27.1%) 201 (28.4%)
 1 h to < 2 h 181 (45.9%) 116 (36.9%) 297 (41.9%)
 2 h to 4 h 96 (24.4%) 97 (30.9%) 193 (27.3%)
  > 4 h 1 (0.3%) 1 (0.3%) 2 (0.3%)